Graduate Education

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You can connect with a graduate admissions counselor in a variety of ways—choose the one that’s most convenient for you. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Whether you’re a licensed teacher or looking to transition into the profession, Meredith’s graduate programs in education will make you stronger. Schools are known to seek out and hire our teachers. Why? Because Meredith’s personalized approach to education empowers our graduates to make an impact in the classroom.

  • Competitive cost among programs in the Triangle
  • Strong job placement rate
  • Coeducational program open to men and women
  • Significant support for beginning and advanced teachers
  • Accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education standards through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation accreditation system

Master of Education

Master of Education

You are a licensed teacher who wants to become even stronger.

Concentrations
  • Academically and intellectually gifted
  • Elementary education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Reading
  • Special education

Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching

You want to become a teacher, but you don't yet hold a teaching license.

Concentrations
  • Elementary education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Health and physical education
  • Special education

Add-on Licensure


Add-on Licensure

You want to earn an add-on teaching license in a high-demand specialty field.


Choose from five options, including our newest: Curriculum Instructional Specialist add-on license.


Add-on Licensure

Licensure Only

You want to gain the credentials needed to be a teacher.

98%

of M.Ed. students are currently employed as teachers

2.5 years

Typical time to M.Ed. degree

17-28 months

Typical time to MAT degree, which has part- and full-time options


Investing in You

We value our teachers. That’s why Meredith’s Graduate Programs in Education offer support in a variety of ways:

  • Teacher Appreciation Grant for M.Ed. students of up to $2,200 ($200 per course)
  • Financial assistance
  • Ongoing career support

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Investing in You


Strong Stories


Going strong in Education

See how Satina Smith, '11 M.Ed., gained additional leadership opportunities and took her teaching to the next level by earning her M.Ed. at Meredith. Watch video »

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M.Ed. Students going strong at Meredith

Find out how Yi Deng, ’15, and other students have advanced their careers through Meredith’s graduate programs in education. Read more »

Going strong in Education

Larissa Bryant, ’13 MAT, says her Meredith experience laid the foundation for her to become an effective teacher who has a positive impact on her students’ lives. Watch video »

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