The School of Education offers programs leading to master’s degrees and Sixth-Year diplomas in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Educational Administration and Supervision, and Remedial Reading, as well as certification in many subject areas and school administration. The school’s doctoral program focuses on the development of experienced leaders and practitioners in both the public and private sector.
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Master’s in Teacher Leadership - online
Our master’s in Teacher Leadership program is designed for creative and analytical advocates and educators just like you. You will develop the skills, techniques, and experience to increase access to learning by reducing and removing physical, cognitive, intellectual, and organizational barriers for your students.
Elementary Education MS or Sixth Year Diploma
The master’s in Elementary Education degree program offers the courses and classroom experience you need to successfully teach in elementary classrooms. You will gain extensive knowledge about teaching elementary subjects including literacy, mathematics, social studies, and science.
Secondary Education MS or Sixth Year Diploma
If you are looking to teach students grades 7‑12, we encourage you to explore our initial teacher certification program for secondary education. You can complete the MS in Secondary Education degree program as either an intern or a traditional student, whichever works best with your busy lifestyle.
Student Affairs Administration and Leadership (SAAL) MEd
This Student Affairs Administration and Leadership MEd hybrid degree program prepares candidates for student affairs positions in college and university settings as well as in business and industry, nonprofit organizations, and foundations.
Educational Leadership Ed.D. - hybrid
The Educational Leadership Ed.D. hybrid program offers you an expedited and convenient way of pursuing your doctoral degree with a specialization in International Education in as little as three years.
Educational Administration and Supervision (092)
This program prepares students for certification as an intermediate administrator in the state of CT. Students may obtain their 092 certification through the 6th year program, or by pursuing the 66‑credit track of the Ed.D. program, which can be completed in as little as 3.5 years.
Elementary Sixth Year Diploma
The most popular certification program in the School of Education offers the courses and classroom experience you need to successfully teach in elementary classrooms.
Music Teaching Certification (K-12)
The Music Teaching Certification program allows musicians interested in teaching to develop their teaching skills while becoming state-certified in music (K-12).
Reading and Language Arts Consultant (097)
The Literacy Education Sixth Year Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) Reading and Language Arts Consultant (097) program is designed to prepare educators for leadership positions in elementary, middle, and secondary schools.
Remedial Reading & Language Arts (102)
The Literary Specialist Sixth Year Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) is designed for certified teachers who elect graduate-level preparation beyond the master’s level; this DAS program leads to the Connecticut Initial Educator Certificate in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts (102), grades 1-12.
Secondary Academic Subjects (Grades 7-12)
- History and Social Studies
- Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, General Science, and Physics)
- Music (K-12)