Master of Education in Teacher Education
We offer multiple Teacher Education Programs (TEP) that have been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the Interstate Certification Compact of the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education.
Start this spring - apply by January 9, 2020
Customized for You
Two Pathways to Completion
Online Competency-Based M.Ed. Program
Merrimack offers online Teacher Education programs for students who wish to learn at their own pace. Earn your M.Ed. and Initial License, your add-on license, your Master’s Plus and more through our online competency-based programs.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts also participates in the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement which facilitates educator movement between states.
Licensure and Non Licensure Options
Master of Education, with initial licenses in:
- Early Childhood Education (PreK-2)
- Elementary Education (1-6)
- Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8)
- Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) - add-on license
- English as a Second Language (PreK-6)
- English as a Second Language (PreK-6) - add-on license
Middle School (5-8) and High School (8-12) Education*
- Biology (8-12)
- Chemistry (8-12)
- Earth and Space Science (8-12)
- English (5-12)
- General Science (5-8)
- History (5-12)
- Humanities (5-8)
- Math (5-8)
- Math (8-12)
- Math/Science (5-8)
- Physics (8-12)
Master of Education, non licensure in:
- Middle and High School Education: Verification of subject-matter requirements for initial license in the content area. *Candidates must have the applicable academic content background for the license. Candidates are encouraged to apply for the license through ELAR prior to application to the graduate program.
- Education: K-12 Teacher Education program: Official scores from the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) It is strongly recommended that applicants have passed at least the Communications and Literacy Skills (01) test.
- Education: K-12 Teacher Education program: A copy of current teaching license(s), if applicable. A current teaching license is not required for admission into a licensure graduate program. However, if you do hold a current teaching license, we encourage you to include a copy with your application materials.
Our faculty have extensive teacher education experience. They are dedicated to supporting you in your individualized plans of study and will help connect you to a broad network of alumni across the country.
For more information on the Master of Education in Teacher Education, contact the Office of Graduate Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-837-3563.