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Graduate Programs

Educational Studies


This MA in Education is a flexible degree to support students who are interested to advance their expertise in a program of study they design with an advisor.

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.

Teacher preparation programs

(M.A.T., Teacher License)

Exceptional Tufts undergraduate students may apply to combine their BA/BS/BFA degrees with the appropriate MAT program. See each program's description for information

Art Education

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.

Elementary STEM Education

This 12-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed for students seeking Massachusetts Initial license 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

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

Combined Degree Programs

These programs are intended for students who know they would like to seek a graduate degree in teaching. We do not recommend combining it with a co-major in Education.