Master of Education

M.Ed.

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West Campus
West Building, 3rd Floor, Section E
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06828
Tel: 203-371-7808

Griswold Program

Sacred Heart University offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Education (M.Ed.). This program is open to those who already have a teacher certification. Designed for the classroom teacher, the M.Ed. builds skills in the areas such as classroom instruction, curriculum, assessing student learning, and practical applications in the content area. This M.Ed. program is offered in Fairfield and Griswold, CT.

The Graduate Teacher Internship is available to candidates pursuing the M.Ed. Full participation in the school-based experience entitles the candidate to 30 credits of tuition. Candidates who hold teaching certificate meet with an advisor to develop a plan of study and apply immediately for a one year school-based experience beginning in either the fall or spring semester.

 

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