Grow your skills and knowledge in elementary education.

Explore current issues in elementary education with the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Elementary Education Generalist from Lesley University. Our program covers trends in educational practice and policy, curriculum theory and development, and equity in education. You’ll gain knowledge in curriculum and instruction, as well as content areas such as literacy, science, mathematics, special education, technology, and specialization courses in ELL, math, and literacy. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

This program has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for Professional Teaching Licensure in Elementary Education in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The program may also prepare you for licensure in multiple states.

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Advantages

  • Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online.
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising.

Outcomes

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Program of Study

2015-2016 Graduate Academic Catalog

Course Type Credits
REQUIRED COURSES
EEDUC 6125 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning
3
EEDUC 7111 Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction: Assumptions, Relationships, and Design
3
EEDUC 6128 Dimensions of Equity
3
EEDUC 6126 Classroom and School Inquiry
3
EEDUC 6127 Action Research and Seminar 3
CONTENT AREA COURSES 9
Three 3-credit graduate level content courses, approved by the advisor, may be chosen from the following disciplines: creative arts, general science, literacy, mathematics, special education, or technology. The three courses may be in a single discipline or from a combination of the above disciplines.
SPECIALIZATION COURSES
English Language Learners
3
EECLD 6002 Essential Linguistics: What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Language
Mathematics
3
CMATH 6107 Constructing Mathematical Understanding: Number and Operations
Literacy
3
EEDUC 6001 The Teaching of Writing (K-12)
EEDUC 6101 Content Literacy
TOTAL CREDITS: 33

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Rita Gordon

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Sarah Davila

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Cost

Tuition is $590 per credit hour.

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Admission Requirements

You’ll need:
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

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