Early Childhood Education: Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Salem State University offers an initial licensure option for students seeking an initial license and master's degree and/or training in early childhood education. More information is available here: 


Our professional licensure option is available for either 1) individuals who already hold an initial license in Early Childhood Education who, with requisite experience as a teacher of record, wish to qualify and apply for a professional license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, or 2) individuals with prior experience in the field (as either a teacher or administrator in a public school, a private school, a Head Start or child care or out-of-school-time program setting) who are seeking further professional development in the field. More information is available here: 


Master in Education (MEd)
Teaching Credentials: 
DESE Teacher License Prek-2, MTEL Preparation Course
Course Delivery Format: 
Face-to-Face, Evening and Weekends, Hybrid (Face-to-Face + Online)
Alternative Credit Options: 
Transfer Credits Accepted