Merrimack College

Merrimack College

Master of Education in Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) with Licensure


315 Turnpike Street

Mailstop O-15

North Andover, MA 01845

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) with Licensure

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Merrimack College offers quality and innovative programs of study leading to a masters degree in education (M.Ed.). The graduate program in Moderate Disabilities prepares candidates to work with children in grades PreK-8 with moderate disabilities who participate in integrated or self-contained classrooms. To accommodate the working student, courses are offered on campus late afternoon and early evenings. Courses are offered in summer, fall, spring, and winter terms. Admission to the Graduate program is on a rolling basis. In additional to full- or part-time programs, Merrimack College offers a limited number of Fellowship programs that provide students with a tuition-free Fellowship and real hands-on experience in their area of interest. For more information about all our graduate programs (licensure and non-licensure), visit our website.


The School of Education offers multiple licensure programs that have been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the Interstate Certification Compact of the National Association of State Directors of Teachers Education. Students are able to receive reciprocal teaching licenses in more than 45 states. Please refer to the DESE's website and each state's requirements for exact terms of reciprocity.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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