Department of Elementary Education Graduate Programs

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The Department of Elementary Education's graduate programs for certified teachers provides the subject matter and pedagogical knowledge needed for high levels of performance within school settings. Our curriculum and integrated clinical experiences are designed to increase knowledge and understanding of teaching and to prepare candidates for leadership positions. We also provide a way for academically competent and highly motivated college graduates with a liberal arts background to enter the field of education. 

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Early Childhood Education M.Ed.

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Elementary Education M.A.T.

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Pathways to Dyslexia Endorsement, M.Ed. in Reading, and Reading Specialist/Consultant Certification

Rhode Island College offers multiple pathways to demonstrate reading proficiency as required by the Rhode Island Right to Read Act of 2019.

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C.G.S. Elementary Education - Specialized