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MS in Education (seeking certification)

The Master of Science degrees in Early Childhood Education (Grades N-3), Elementary Education (Grades 1-6), and Secondary Education (Grades 7-12) are designed for candidates who are seeking initial state of Connecticut teaching certificates. Students complete a K-12 classroom experience each semester, culminating in a Student Teaching experience in their certification area. Other courses in methods, assessment, classroom management and more prepare candidates to become effective educators. Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education graduates instruct all grade subjects, while Secondary Education students choose from Biology, Earth Science, English, Math, or History/Social Studies.

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Master of Science Degree in Education

Gain competence and skills in pedagogy, academic content areas, educational technology, and knowledge integration. Learn to create classroom environments that support student diversity, and to advocate for best practices for all students. Why Eastern?

  • Nationally accredited program
  • Convenient small classes on campus and online
  • Dedicated, nationally recognized faculty
  • Competitive tuition
  • Graduate assistantships, teacher residencies and housing available

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Program Coordinators

Dr. Darren Robert

Professor of Education Education Department Chair; Physical Education Coordinator
(860) 465-5184 (Webb 129)
robertd@easternct.edu

Dr. Theresa Bouley

Professor of Education Early Childhood Education
(860) 465-0069
bouleyt@easternct.edu

Dr. Susannah Richards

Associate Professor of Education Elementary Education; Interim CARE Coordinator
(860) 465-0109
richardss@easternct.edu

Dr. David Stoloff

Professor of Education Secondary Education with History/Social Studies
(860) 465-5501
stoloffd@easternct.edu

Dr. Sudha Swaminathan

Professor of Education Secondary Education with Mathematics
(860) 465-4535
swaminathans@easternct.edu

Dr. Laura Rodriguez

Assistant Professor of Education Secondary Education with Sciences and English
860-465-4372