The Endicott M.Ed. in Secondary Education (Gr. 5-8, 9-12) provides candidates with a strong liberal arts background and subject matter content knowledge (in English, history, political science/philosophy, humanities, mathematics, biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, general science, mathematics/science) the opportunity to master practical skills of teaching and learning, develop an understanding of the most current research in the field of educational curriculum and instruction, and deliver effective instruction to today’s classrooms for diverse learners. Graduates of this program will become eligible for Initial Licensure in one of the listed middle and high school subject matter content areas.
A passing score on the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) prior to enrolling in the practicum is required.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
• Demonstrate subject matter expertise
• Demonstrate teaching skill in planning curriculum and instruction
• Provide effective instruction
• Demonstrate skill in assessing student and program performance
To successfully complete the Secondary Education Program for Initial Licensure, students must successfully complete all of the required course work, field work, and Comprehensive Examination. Students are also required to pass the Subject Matter and MTEL prior to graduation and application for Initial Licensure.