Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2023-2024 School of Graduate Studies Catalog

Elementary Education, Advanced Studies, Master of Education

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This program is designed for individuals who already hold an initial license in elementary education and who are seeking a professional license and a master’s degree, or individuals who are seeking further professional development in the field.

Admission Requirements

Applicants for the M.Ed. Elementary Education - Advanced Studies program are exempt from having to take either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).

Program Requirements

Upon acceptance into the program, you will complete a tentative Plan of Study in consultation with the program coordinator. You must request that any transfer credits be considered at this time. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MORE THAN THREE COURSES TAKEN AT SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY BEFORE ADMISSION CAN BE COUNTED TOWARDS THIS PROGRAM. You should meet regularly with the program coordinator to discuss your progress and revise your plan of study as needed.

Select 12 -15 credits

from the courses below; or you may choose to complete a specific concentration *

TESOL:Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

(hybrid option; this concentration is 15 credits)
With these 5 courses, and EDS770N/ENG770N (from core requirements), you can receive a TESOL certification if you fill out the concurrent certificate program form.

Total Credits 30 - 33

Please Note:

  • All courses that will count towards the degree must be completed within six years of the date the degree is awarded.
  • Substitutions are appropriate but the program must remain at 30 - 33 credits
  • This program does not lead to endorsement for a Teaching License.
  • Any Education certificate program may be substituted for a concentration with approval of the coordinator
  • A student can create a new four course concentration in consultation with the program coordinator.

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