Become an exceptional teacher with an affordable and flexible online M.Ed.

Whether you’re a practicing teacher, a recent graduate considering a teaching career, or a seasoned professional looking for the best way to make a career change, you can earn a comprehensive, affordable, and flexible M.Ed. online at Gordon College.

Our online master’s degree in education is designed specifically for working professionals, with a combination of synchronous and asynchronous virtual courses that can be completed around your schedule in the evenings or on the weekends.

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Gordon’s nationally ranked School of Education offers one of the top online master’s in education degrees in Massachusetts, and is one of a select group of programs in the US accredited by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Our master’s in education degree is considered one of the best programs for teaching both the science of reading instruction, and teaching reading to students with dyslexia. However, no matter which concentration you choose, our online M.Ed. is designed with impact and inclusivity in mind. As a Gordon-trained educator, you’ll learn how to reach all students and provide them with the skills, passion and curiosity they need to grow and flourish.

Earning your M.Ed. online at Gordon also means you will receive a personalized experience from start to finish. Our M.Ed. professors are deeply committed to your success and offer one-on-one support where and when you need it most. They also all have in-classroom teaching experience and are well versed in the most up-to-date research in pedagogy, curriculum design, and more.


Which online master’s degree in education path is right for you?

Gordon’s in-depth online master’s in education offerings help you earn the M.Ed. credentials you need and achieve your education career goals in a personalized and affordable way. Find out which pathway and concentration is right for you.

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Online M.Ed. for Practicing Educators

If you already hold an initial teaching license, and want to pursue an online M.Ed. for an additional initial license or professional licensure, then this pathway is for you. Standout concentrations for current teachers who want to boost their career or enter new teaching positions include:

The online M.Ed. in Moderate Disabilities program, in which you’ll earn the Wilson® Reading System Level 1 Certification or Level 2 Certification.

The online M.Ed. in Reading Specialist program prepares you to become a diagnostician of your students’ reading difficulties, and gives you tools such as the gold standard Orton-Gillingham method of reading, to enable you to differentiate and remediate students’ reading difficulties.

Other online M.Ed. concentrations, such as Educational Leadership, English as a Second Language, Math Specialist, and more.


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Online M.Ed. for New Teachers and Career Changers

If you’re a recent bachelor’s degree graduate who wants to start a teaching career, or a working professional who wants to change careers and impart your knowledge in the classroom, you can pursue a wide range of online master’s degree in education concentrations at Gordon. Concentrations include:

Early Childhood (PreK-2) ➔

Early Childhood Montessori Education ➔

Elementary (1-6) ➔

English as a Second Language (PreK-6, 5-12) ➔

Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8, 5-12) ➔

Middle School/Secondary  ➔
(in your content area such as the arts, biology, chemistry, digital literacy/computer science, history, humanities, mathematics, physics, and more).

Digital Literacy/Computer Science ➔

Top benefits of Gordon’s online master’s degree in education

An online M.Ed. degree from Gordon will jumpstart or deepen your teaching practice through targeted training programs, but the benefits don’t stop there. Here are some of the top reasons students choose our online master’s in education in Massachusetts.

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A low price per credit compared to competitors, Christian school teacher scholarship opportunities, and Federal Direct and private loans, make an online M.Ed. from Gordon a smart and achievable investment in your future.

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Flexible course loads, evening and weekend classes, and four start dates throughout the year, mean you can earn your M.Ed. at your own pace and schedule. You can even start early by taking up to three courses before applying to the program.

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Our goal is to help everyone succeed. Personal support from faculty, practicum placement assistance, and career advising throughout the entire online M.Ed. program ensure you reach your goals.

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"Gordon has been a place of incredible learning and growth fueled by instructors who are passionate about what they do. All of the courses I have taken here are driven by the aspiration to prepare us as educators to go out into our field and make a lasting difference in the lives of our students and the schools we will work for."

Explore our online master's degree in education courses

Whether you’re pursuing an online M.Ed. degree in order to earn your initial or professional teaching license, our courses will prepare and empower you to meet the specific needs of your students. Depending on your goals and online master’s in education teaching concentration, you’ll take courses such as Teaching Strategies, Human Development and Learning, the Science of Reading, or content area specific courses for early childhood, elementary, or secondary education.


Get started on your online master's degree in education

Take the next step toward earning your online master's degree in education.

Contact admissions

We’re happy to answer all of your questions about your options for a master’s of education degree from Gordon College. Request more information about our M.Ed. program online.

Apply now

You can apply to our M.Ed. program at any time. Take advantage of our rolling admissions process by completing your online master’s in education application today.