The Master of Education in Elementary Education online program at Worcester State University is designed to enhance your ability to meet the needs of students in grades 1-6.
Through our coursework you will broaden your understanding of educational theories and research as they apply to instructional practice and policy. While completing this program, you will learn from experientced faculty practitioners, gain practical applications, and create a portfolio of work to demonstrate your proficiencies.
This affordable online program is designed for working professionals, with 100% online coursework and pay-by-the-course tuition. While this program does not lead to initial licensure, with an initial license in Massachusetts, you may use this degree to self-petition for professional licensure in Massachusetts. Neither a teaching degree nor teaching experience is required if you are not planning to petition for licensure. Students entering this program, however, should have some work experience in formal or informal learning environments.
Worcester State University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.
Worcester State tuition is extremely affordable. Plus, you can pay by the course—making it easy to budget. Worcester State is committed to offering a high-quality education that is accessible to students at all levels of financial need.
|Program||Per Credit Hour||Per Program|
|M.Ed. in Elementary Education||$365||$12,410|
*Worcester State reserves the right to change tuition and fees at any time.
The Financial Aid Office at Worcester State is here to assist you with the guidelines and process of financing your education. We will work with you to ensure that you have a clear understanding of your financial aid options while attending Worcester State.
Worcester State online programs are eligible for financial aid, which is available for those who apply and qualify. The first step in applying for financial aid is to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Worcester State's Federal School Code is 002190.
Contact the financial aid office at:
Financial Aid Office
Shaughnessy Administration Building
Academic Mall, 1st floor
It's always a good time to earn your degree from Worcester State University online. We offer six start dates during the year so you can begin your program when it's most convenient. Check out the chart below for important dates.
|Session||Start Date||Application Deadline||Registration Deadline||Document Deadline||Tuition Deadline||Last Class Day|
The admission process is the first step toward earning your degree at Worcester State! Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.
Official transcripts may be mailed or emailed directly from the granting institution(s) to:
Graduate Admissions Office
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602
For the Master of Education in Elementary Education online, you are required to take 12 courses for a total of 34 credit hours.