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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. Sudha Swaminathan

Professor of Education Education Department Chair; Early Childhood Education Coordinator; Secondary Education with BIO/EES Coordinator
(860) 465-4543 (Webb 160)
(860) 465-4535 (CECE 218)

Dr. Susannah Richards

Associate Professor of Education Elementary Education
(860) 465-0109

Dr. Mark Fabrizi

Associate Professor of Education CARE Coordinator; Secondary Education w with English, History Coordinator
(860) 465-0659

Dr. Hari Koirala

Professor of Education Secondary Education/Mathematics
(860) 465-4556

Dr. Laura Rodriguez

Assistant Professor of Education Secondary Education/Sciences