The Master of Science in Education is a 30 credit degree program is designed for teachers with initial or provisional certification who need to fulfill requirements for professional teacher certification in Connecticut. Candidates move through the program in an accelerated format and can complete all requirements for the thirty-credit degree in under two years. The M.S.Ed. focuses on competencies related to differentiated and literacy instruction, particularly as required in work with students having special learning needs, including specific needs of the English language learner (ELL) students. The program also includes course work in multiculturalism. A major component of the program focuses on the use of science based research as related to classroom assessment of student learning as a means for improving instruction. This program will utilize a sequenced, cohort-based, weekly class session format over an eight week period with classes meeting on-site for 2.5 hours. An additional 2.5 hour online element occurs asynchronously each week. The format utilizes learning teams for selected courses with the majority of coursework completed individually.
Admission requirements for Master of Science in Education:
The applicant must submit: