Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs
Master of Arts in Education



Students in the M.A. program declare an area of specialization from the list below. A specialization may also be designed in accordance with the student’s background and interests.  

You can apply for this program online at the URI Graduate School informational website.

Specialization Areas

Each specialization area has defined a course in which each student must produce a "substantial paper involving significant independent study." 

A written comprehensive exam near the end of the coursework is required for those students not completing a thesis. 

Program Requirements

  • 30 credits minimum
  • a required common core of 6 credits (Foundations, Research)
  • electives
  • an academic specialization (18 - 24 credits)


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