M.Ed Master of Education for the Elementary Teacher

M.Ed Masters in Education for the Elementary Teacher

Description Objectives Curriculum Experience Next Steps

Tuition Credits for graduation Time to Complete
Academic Year 2017-2018
33 semester hours for degree only
21 semester hours for initial licensure
1 -2 Years

Program Description

Today’s demanding education environment requires teachers with passionate commitment to learning - professionals who demonstrate excellence in both the teaching of content and the dedication to student outcomes. If you are a career changer looking to become a licensed teacher or a current teacher who needs the advanced degree, The Regis M.Ed Master of Education will enable you to become a teacher who impacts the lives of their students.


Program Objectives

In the M.Ed Master of Education you will learn to implement both innovative methods and standard education practices to create a challenging, engaging, and nurturing classroom environment.



In the tradition of eighty years of teacher education at Regis within the liberal arts, our master’s programs help teachers gain the understanding of students' needs, curriculum planning, and instruction.

Contact Dr. Priscilla Boerger, program director for more information.

Coursework includes:

  • Research in Education
  • Children’s Language and Learning
  • Humanities in the Classroom

MTEL Information

  • In order to be accepted into the initial licensure program, candidates must pass the Communication/Literacy Test portion of the MTEL while taking the first two courses in the initial licensure program
  • In order to register for the practicum, candidates must pass the Foundations of Reading Test and the General Curriculum Multi-Subject Test and the Mathematics Sub-test portions of the MTEL.


Gaining Experience

Field Experience allows students to apply skills, learned within the program, in current classroom settings. Recent field experience placements include local public schools in Wayland, Boston, Weston, Framingham, and Waltham. Several of our M.Ed Master of Education graduates are working in various school districts including Waltham, Wayland, as well as the Gifford School in Weston


Next Steps

Please note that up to two graduate courses may be taken at Regis prior to applying and/or being accepted to the program. Please contact the graduate admission office at 781-768-7330 or graduatedepartment@regiscollege.edu for more information.

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The following are required of applicants interested in the M.Ed Master of Education for the Elementary Teacher:

Application requirements:

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 from an undergraduate degree
  • MAT or GRE score (this requirement may be waived by earning a grade of B or higher in the first two courses taken)
  • Completed application form and transcripts
  • A resume; personal statement; two letters of recommendation
  • An interview with the M.Ed Master of Education Program Director


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Contact Information


Dean's Office


Admissions Counselor

Donna Papapietro
College Hall 215

Additional Information

Regis College Master's Programs