Master of Education

By undertaking graduate level coursework in education, you commit to shaping our nation's future, and to making positive, long-term change in this world.


Transformative Experience

MEd classOur Master of Education Program will prepare you to transform society by motivating, challenging, and assisting children in all educational settings.  Our faculty, students, and alumni shape how children learn - in our region, the Commonwealth, and throughout the United States.  These professionals are engaged with a wide array of educational challenges: from closing the achievement gap to making best use of classroom technology, and from educational ethics to assisting students with special needs. Our program is designed to meet your needs and learning interests, and to help you achieve your specific career objectives. You will have considerable flexibility as you pursue your educational goals.

The Right Choice

Professor leading an MEd classThere are many reasons to choose MCLA for your Master of Education: a stellar faculty, an academic program that blends a dynamic classroom experience with practical fieldwork, and a close-knit program that fosters meaningful collaboration.

To learn more about our Master of Education program, including admission requirements, program content, and coursework, download our Graduate Education Catalog.

Admission Process

The MEd application is available here. Preferred application deadlines are May 1 for summer, July 1 for fall, and December 1 for spring admission.

Have Questions? Contact us 

Nancy Pearlman,
Coordinator of Educator Licensure and Placement,

Learn about the M.Ed Program

The following is an Information Session for students who are interested in the Master of Education program at MCLA. This session includes a program overview, admission information, timeline, and a question and answer period.

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