149
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Westfield State University / Department of Education is located in Westfield, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Moderate disabilities, preK-8
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Moderate disabilities, 5-12
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Education (M Ed) Vocational technical education
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading specialist
Master of Education (M Ed) Elementary education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Biology teacher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Chemistry teacher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Mathematics teacher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education History teacher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education General science teacher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Physical education teacher education

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 60

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Practicum
Other Advanced Degrees Research-based field internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

65
Applied
64
Accepted
50
Enrolled
98%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

149
Total Graduate Students
91%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.67%
Black or African American 0.67%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.34%
Unknown 8.05%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (17)
Male (4)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Collaborative teacher education, developmental early childhood education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA  01086
United States
Contact Dr. Laura Baker
Department Chair
Email: lbaker@westfield.ma.edu
Phone: 413-572-5324