Master of Education

New England College

Program Description

Master of Education

New England College

New England College is renowned for its top-quality education department and award-winning online programs. As part of the department’s ongoing evolution, the Master of Education and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study is offered to develop teacher leadership. Graduate students and NEC faculty work as a learning community to address real-world issues of teachers and schools.


  • Courses are taught by practitioner faculty with outstanding professional experience and engaging and effective pedagogical skills.
  • Enjoy working collaboratively and learning from peers.
  • Improve written communication skills and gain competence as a writer.
  • Learn to use new instructional and learning technologies in the classroom.
  • Gain confidence gathering, analyzing, and using data.
  • Develop leadership skills and the ability to design and implement effective, participatory educational reform processes.
  • Develop a sense of optimism about the power of teachers, students, schools, and communities to tackle and solve challenging educational problems.
  • Choose a concentration that fits your interests and aspirations within the Master of Education program.
  • Investigate problems of practice within school settings, analyze and develop leadership skills to improve the quality of organizations as you earn your principal or superintendent certification.

The New England College Master of Education is designed for current practitioners who are already certified teachers or individuals who wish to become certified or add a new certification. The Master of Education program is designed to develop teacher leadership, to improve quality instruction and to build student success in schools. In keeping with the New Hampshire State Certification Standards and Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) Standards, the rigorous curriculum is data-driven, site-based, and linked to the classroom.

NEC’s Master of Education program offers concentrations in Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy and Language Arts, School Climate Leadership, Special Education, and for those students seeking careers in school leadership roles such as Student Services Coordinator or Curriculum Coordinator, NEC offers a concentration in Educational Leadership. Students may also work with the Associate Dean of Education to develop an individualized concentration.


  • Alternative Education
  • Collective Impact Leadership
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Digital and Media Literacy
  • Digital Equity Leadership
  • Educational Leadership
  • Literacy: Math
  • Literacy: Reading and Language Arts
  • School Climate Leadership
  • Special Education
  • School Principal (or CAGS)
  • STEM
  • Storytelling

Core Courses for the Master of Education (37 credits)

  • The Psychology of Learning Communities (4cr)
  • Research Practicum I (2cr)
  • Research Practicum II (2cr)
  • Dynamics of Curriculum and Instruction (4cr)
  • Methods of Evaluation and Assessment: Using Data Meaningfully (4cr)
  • Dynamics of Education Reform and Systems Change (4cr)
  • Fundamentals of Educational Inquiry: Action Research I (2cr)
  • Fundamentals of Educational Inquiry: Action Research II (2cr)
  • Portfolios I-IV (1cr each)
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 16, 2018
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