Apply - M.Ed.

Step Into Your Best Future

When you apply to Curry College, you'll start the degree program that puts you on the path to success. Our friendly team is here to help you every step of the way.

Curry College Application

Begin the application process online
(NOTE: Please also mail the required documents listed in the online form)

Print and Mail

Print and mail the M.Ed. application (PDF) to the Graduate Studies location where you plan to take classes.

(NOTE: Please also mail the required documents listed in the pdf)

Application Deadlines

Fall program start - Submit all materials by July 15 for priority consideration.  After the priority consideration deadline, applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Admission Requirements

Elementary Education or Special Education

        • An earned Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
        • Passing scores on the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Communication and Literacy Skills Test (CLST)
        • A copy of your score on the MTEL General Curriculum Mathematics Subtest

Application Requirements

      • Your official undergraduate transcript and any graduate transcripts(s) sent to Curry College in a sealed envelope directly from the academic institution(s)
      • Your current resume
      • A typed 2-3 page personal statement that describes your interest in becoming a teacher, what strengths you will bring to the M.Ed. program, any challenges you may face while in the program, and relevant life experience that may have influenced your career choice
      • Two sealed letters of recommendation completed on the Curry M.Ed. Recommendation Form
    • One from an individual who has supervised you in a paid or volunteer work setting
    • One from an individual who is in a position to evaluate your potential for graduate education
  • A copy of your passing MTEL scores for the Communication and Literacy Skills Test (CLST)
  • A copy of your score on the MTEL General Curriculum Math Subtest

Step 2. Meet with a member of the M.Ed. Admissions Committee.
Upon receipt of your application, resume, personal statement, and letters of recommendation (items 1 through 4 above), the Graduate Studies office will begin processing your M.Ed. application and will contact you to schedule an appointment for an Admission Interview. Although you must also submit your passing MTEL scores for the CLST, we urge you to forward items 1 through 4 above as early as possible, even if you do not yet have your other application materials completed.

Mail your completed Application for Admission, along with your application materials as they become available, and a non-refundable application fee of $50 payable to Curry College to:

Curry College                                     Curry College
Office of Graduate Studies                   Office of Graduate Studies
1071 Blue Hill Avenue                         20 North Park Avenue
Milton, MA 02186                                Plymouth, MA  02360

M.Ed. Candidates Present Practicum Projects

On May 9, 2016, M.Ed. candidates provided presentations that analyzed student learning based on practicum experiences.  Read more.

M.Ed. Alums Share Teaching Experiences

M.Ed. alum Jill Palenstijn '14, and two other M.Ed. alums, returned to Curry to share first-year teaching experiences.  Read more.

Meet Nilza Grassa '15

"I had a job, but didn't have a career. I decided to pay a visit to my cousin's fourth grade classroom to explore teaching. That was the exact spark I needed," says third-grade teacher Nilza Grassa.  "It was my ah-ha moment." Read more...

Video: Why Pursue an M.Ed. at Curry College?

Jeannine Hatch '06 shares her experience on changing her career; Maureen Ferris '11 talks about what inspired her to become a teacher; and M.Ed. faculty member, Pat Fraine, speaks about the Curry model and accelerated format of the program.

Video: The Rewards of Completing Your M.Ed.

M.Ed. graduates Jeannine Hatch '06 and Maureen Ferris '11, along with faculty member Pat Fraine, share their thoughts on the unique benefits of the teaching profession.

Video: Jeannine Hatch '06 - M.Ed. Program

Jeannine Hatch, M.Ed. '06 shares her experience going back to school to change her career from Accountant to Elementary School teacher.

Meet John Doyle '10

"As soon as I took my first class at Curry, I knew this was the right place for me. I really looked forward to going to class and felt comfortable speaking up and participating." - John Doyle '10, M.Ed.

Meet Derek Thompson '06

"The first time I called Curry I spoke with an enrollment representative and she answered all of my questions. Looking into a master's program can be overwhelming but she truly simplified things."


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