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Undergraduate Programs

(Major or Minor)

As of Fall 2015, Education offers a secondary major or a minor for students with primary majors in A&S or SOE. The major requires 10 credits of coursework, the minor 5, in one of two concentrations: Educational Studies or Teaching and Learning.


Art Education

(M.A.T., Teacher Licensure)

This is a 12-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program that cultivates the identities and practices of the art teacher in our multicultural society.

Educational Studies


In this program, students pursue critical scholarly inquiry into the powered dynamics that shape schooling and society, paying particular attention to institutional, legal, and cultural categories of race, gender, sexuality, and class.

Elementary STEM Education

(M.A.T., Teacher Licensure)

This 12-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed for students seeking Massachusetts Initial licensure for grades 1-6. Candidates must show strength in science, mathematics, or engineering, through coursework, projects, and/or professional experience.

Middle and High School Education

(M.A.T., Teacher Licensure)

This 12-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is for students seeking Massachusetts Initial licensure who intend to teach in middle or high schools in subject areas other than art.

Museum Education

(M.A. or Graduate Certificate Program)

The Master of Arts (MA) in Museum Education is for those interested in pursuing careers in art, history, science, and children's museums. Additionally, we offer a graduate level Certificate Program in Museum Studies with concentrations in education, art history, history, and classics.

School Psychology


Our three-year School Psychology program includes twenty-four academic and field-based courses leading to the Master of Arts and Educational Specialist (MA/EdS) degrees. It is fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists and the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

(M.S. or Ph.D.)

The graduate program in STEM Education prepares students in mathematics, science, and engineering education research. It involves rich collaborations across several Tufts departments, schools, and research centers.

Science Education


This blended online certificate program is intended for K-8 science educators who wish to explore their own scientific inquiry as well as their science teaching practices.