Rhode Island Masters in Education Programs

The Ocean State is the smallest US state as well as one of the least populated states. But even small states need educators. Below you will find listed those colleges and universities in Rhode Island which offer nationally accredited Master’s programs in Education.

Rhode Island College
Feinstein School of Eduation and Human Development

Rhode Island College is located in Providence, RI. The Feinstein School of Education and Human Development offers several types of Master’s degrees in Education.

The college has several Master of Arts in Teach (M.A.T.) degrees. They offer M.A.T degrees in the following Education specialty areas:

  • Art Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Music Education

There are four Master of Arts (M.A.) degrees offered in Couseling. They include:

  • M.A in Agency Couseling
  • M.A in C0-Occuring Disorders
  • M.A in Couseling – Mental Health Counseling
  • M.A in School Couseling

The school also offers a Master of Arts in School Psychology.

The remaining Master of Education (M.Ed.) degrees include:

  • M.Ed. in Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning
  • M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education
  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
  • M.Ed. in Elementary Education
  • M.Ed. in Health Education
  • M.Ed. in Reading
  • M.Ed. in Special Education (Concentrations available in Early Childhood/Birth-Kindergarten, Exceptional Learning Needs, Special Education Certification, Severe/Profound, and Urban Multicultural)
  • M.Ed. in Teaching English as a Second Language

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Contact Information

Horace Mann Hall (HM), #108
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-8110

University of Rhode Island
School of Education

The University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI offers many Master’s level programs for educators and administrators. We have listed them below for your convenience.

Students can earn a Master of Arts in Education in the following specializations:

  • Adult Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Music Education
  • Physical Education
  • Reading
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Language Pathology

The school also offers a Master of Arts in Special Education.

The University of Rhode Island’s offers Master of Arts with Teacher Certification Program (MA/TCP) degrees in the following specialty areas:

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education (Concentrations in English, history, language, math, science, and social studies)
  • School Library Media

The Master of Music in Music Education is designed for students already certified to teach music in public schools or those students currently enrolled in a Teacher Certification Program.

URI offers Master of Science (M.S.) degrees in Physical Education and School Psychology.


The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Rhode Island Department of Education

Contact Information

Quinn Hall, Room #204
55 Lower College Road, Suite 2
Kingston, RI 02881
(401) 874-2262