Take your teaching to the next level in our master's in Education program. We offer you a range of paths to develop leadership skills and advanced pedagogical techniques. Our graduates are qualified for careers not only in education but in business, industry, nonprofit management, and other fields as well. You’ll work with faculty who have extensive classroom experience and a mix of education specialties. Our program requires you to complete at least 36 credits, including a common core of 16 to 18 credits. The other credits are determined by your concentration or study plan. 

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Why Get a Master’s in Education at Vermont State?

  • Great opportunities: Teachers have the opportunity to become a member of a Vermont Higher Education Collaborative (VT-HEC) cohort and request an additional endorsement from the Vermont Agency of Education for their teacher licensure.
  • Educational technology: Train to prepare instructional designers (librarians, curriculum specialists, and others) for all education levels or train to prepare personnel development specialists for business.
  • Elementary education licensure: To pursue initial licensure at the graduate level, you must have a bachelor’s degree in a liberal studies major or the equivalent with a B average in related courses. Additional training opportunities are available through our agreement with VT-HEC.

Financial Aid for Education M.Ed. Students

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in Education to students across Vermont and beyond. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options for graduate financial aid.

Student Stories

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“The small cohort and personalized environment make the Castleton graduate experience special.”

Deborah Rodolfy ’10
Master’s in Education

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