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What You’ll Study

Searching for the opportunity to specialize in specific educational fields to better serve your students? Learn how to provide a comprehensive core curriculum to facilitate learning and teaching across all fields. Cato offers an M.Ed. program with specializations in:

  • Literacy K-12
  • Instructional Technology
  • SPED (general curriculum) 
  • AIG
  • STEM
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Higher Education

At Queens, work directly with faculty who have decades of teaching and research experience and have been in your current position as K-12 educators as well as coaches and facilitators. They continue to stay connected with local schools and districts working with administrators and teachers as professional developers. As a result, faculty members remain current on standards, best practices, and recent trends in education.

Students in elementary school style classroom

Program Highlights

Number of credits: 33 credit hours 

Number of courses needed to graduate: 11 

Average Completion Time: 12 months – 3 years 

Cost per credit: $550

Total tuition: $16,500

Flexible Program: Hybrid 

How Can You Use This Degree?

The specializations are targeted at educational leaders interested in two distinct paths: 1) a path that will enhance your knowledge and skills to remain in relevant and high-demand areas of the K-12 environment and 2) a path that will prepare you to apply the skills of an educator in higher education and business settings. M.Ed graduates move into positions such as:

  • Instructional Coaches 
  • Deans of Students 
  • Facilitators 
  • Lead Teachers 
  • Specialists within the schools as well as in the systems in which they work


  • Community College Faculty 
  • University Adjunct Faculty 
  • Curriculum Specialist 
  • Professional Development Specialist 
  • Corporate Training Developer 
  • Instructional Technology Coordinator/Designer 
  • Instructional Systems Specialist 

Highlighted Courses

  • Supervision to Improve Instruction (EDU 631) 
  • Leading in a Global Society (EDU 642) 
  • Education Law and Ethics (EDU 667) 
  • Improving Instruction Using Data (EDU 676) 

Student Highlights

“I love the feel that we are a cohort/a big PLC who help and depend on each other.” – Student from 2022 M.Ed. SPED 

“The professors were so helpful and always available even when the course was asynchronous. I thought it would be hard to make connections when the class was not live, but this was not the case at all” – Student from 2022 M.Ed. Literacy 

Program Contact

Joseph Campos, MBA

Graduate Recruiter

Meet Your Professors

At Queens, your professors are not only the best at what they do, but they are eagerly waiting to be a part of your own journey! Meet the highly esteemed team that will be with you every step of the way in the Queens Master of Education.

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