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The New England College Master of Education (MEd) is designed for educators who are already certified teachers, individuals who work with children and/or youth, those who want to add a new certification or for those who want to become certified.

This program develops teacher leadership so that educators can implement quality instruction and build student success in schools. NEC’s Master of Education offers a variety of concentrations.

Online MEd Concentrations

  • Alternative Education
  • Business Administrator (certification)
  • Curriculum Administrator (certification)
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Digital and Media Literacy
  • Early Childhood Administration
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Leadership: Principal Certification
  • English
  • History
  • Literacy: Math
  • Literacy: Reading and Language Arts
  • Reading and Writing Specialist
  • School Climate Leadership
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • School Principal (certification)
  • STEM
  • Storytelling

Students may also work with the Education Department to develop an individualized concentration. Contact Debra Nitschke-Shaw, Director of Graduate Programs in Education, at or 603.428.2322.

NEC’s Master of Education offers a rigorous curriculum that is data-driven, site-based, and linked to the classroom, meeting the New Hampshire State Certification Standards and Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) Standards.

Learn more about the Master of Education program’s learning objectives, requirements, and core and elective courses by clicking on the Academic Catalog here.

New Programs Announced

Business Administrator (MEd and CAGS – certification)
Curriculum Administrator (MEd and CAGS – certification)
Reading and Writing Specialist (MEd and CAGS – certification)
Special Education Administrator (CAGS – certification)

Latest News

New Early Childhood Education MEd and CAGS Begin Summer 2019