As of Fall 2018 the Master of Arts (MA) in Education is a flexible
degree that allows students to customize their program of study with
Welcome from the Chair
The Tufts MA in Educational Studies is an opportunity for
motivated, independent-minded learners seeking new ideas in
education. Students customize their programs of study to support
their interests, in consultation with faculty advisors.
We welcome those interested in studying education, including K-12
teachers, to design a program to support their intellectual and professional
development and advancement; community activists who see
education as key to societal health; educators in any setting who
would like to conduct research on learning and instruction.
Some students look to apply studies of critical theory in STEM
Education. Others are interested in developing community spaces of
learning — to enhance their practices as K-12 teachers or their
preparation for college teaching, to work with students making the
transition from high school to college, or to study educational
practices in other countries. We are excited to explore new
Please read on about the degree and about
the faculty advisors in Education. If you
have any questions, feel free to send a note — to the advisor whose
interests seem most aligned with yours, or to me, the department
chair. We'll be happy to hear from you.