Relevant and Highly Respected 

A Master of Education online degree from Worcester State University prepares you for real-world challenges and provides the specialized skills you need to thrive professionally.

Duration: as few as 14 months

Credit Hours: 34

Tuition: $12,410

Duration: as few as 14 months

Credit Hours: 34

Tuition: $12,410

Duration: as few as 14 months

Credit Hours: 37

Tuition: $13,505

16 Years in a Row

Worcester State is the only Massachusetts state university to have been ranked among the "Best Northeastern Colleges" by The Princeton Review for 16 consecutive years, 2005-2020.

Top Value

Money magazine recognized Worcester State as one of the best in the U.S. for educational quality, affordability, and alumni success in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Ranked No. 34

Worcester State is ranked No. 34 among the "Top Public Schools, Regional Universities North" by U.S. News & World Report (2019).

Why study education online at Worcester State?

  • Earn a respected M.Ed. online in as few as 14 months!
  • Learn from the same experienced faculty who teach on campus
  • Fast-track your time to completion when transferring in up to 12 graduate hours
  • Benefit from 40+ year legacy of “teachers teaching teachers” approach

About the Education Department


As a student in the Barbara (Hickey) O’Brien ’57 Education Department at Worcester State University, you will gain the theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience you need to earn a Massachusetts teaching license and pursue a fulfilling career in education. Since 1874, our department has been preparing highly qualified teachers to lead classrooms across Massachusetts. Our renowned and diverse faculty understands the rewards and challenges of teaching, and they will help you develop the skills to build curriculum, plan daily instruction, and solve classroom challenges.

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