Graduate Education

With a commitment to creating more equitable and human-centered schools, Saint Michael’s College supports educators in pursuing their passion and achieving their professional goals.

Why pursue graduate education at Saint Michael’s College?

We have designed our programs to meet educators wherever they are on their professional journey. From initial licensure to master’s degrees to post-master’s certificates and leadership endorsements, we strive to provide mission-driven program options that support you in nurturing your passion, sustaining your commitment, and meeting your professional goals.

Rated by Money as one of the country’s “Best Education Master’s Programs for Your Money 2024,” Saint Michael’s College supports educators in advancing their career in the way that works for them, providing personalized guidance to help find the best path. Explore all the options that the Graduate Education program offers as you prepare to take the next step in your career.

Ready to take the next step?

Saint Michael's College offers multiple options to advance your professional career.

Master of Arts in Teaching

For candidates seeking an initial teaching license or additional endorsement plus a master’s degree.

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Master of Education

For licensed teachers and for educators seeking to deepen their knowledge and skills in a particular area of education.

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M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instructional Design (Online)

For licensed teachers and for educators seeking to deepen their knowledge and skills in curriculum and instructional design.

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Certificate Programs

Take advantage of the College’s excellent reputation for graduate education and learn about options to expand your knowledge, improve professional skills, and help your community.

Racial Equity & Educational Justice Graduate Certificate Program

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Holistic Restorative Education Certificate

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Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

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Contact Associate Director of Graduate Admission Nick Drake for more information about the graduate education programs.

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Graduate Events

Whether you're looking to speak with a Graduate Admission Counselor, attend an online information session, or join us for an on-campus event, you can!

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Graduate Education Courses

Whether you are looking for a course for professional development or as part of a degree or certificate program, check out the array of exciting graduate education courses that Saint Michael's College offers.

Additional Endorsements

Licensed teachers can earn an additional endorsement through Saint Michael’s College in Special Education, Principal, Director of Curriculum, Director of Special Education, Multilingual Learners, or Specialized Literacy Professional.

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At Saint Michael's College we believe that the world requires people equipped to do well and driven to do good. Let us join you on your journey.

Mission Statement

We, as teacher educators, educators, and leaders, commit to work toward creating equitable and just systems by dismantling inequitable and oppressive educational policies and structures, in that:

We are change agents committed to antiracism, equity, and educational justice. 

We are educators focused on creating sustainable communities and schools. 

We are passionate and curious scholars.

We are creative, integrative, and holistic educators.

We are reflective and contemplative practitioners.

To see the full Mission and Vision of the Saint Michael’s Education Department, click here.