Master of Education
In this flexible master’s degree program, students may design a program of study based on their personal or professional interests, using local, national, and global cultures as inspiration. The program consists of three core education courses, two Heritage Studies courses, an elective component, and an internship or practicum. Students in this degree program could expect to complete coursework within two years.
Graduates of this program work in a variety of settings including museums, public and private schools, tourist destinations, and libraries and historical societies. Some teach, while others conduct research and manage heritage materials and sites.
Master’s Core Component – 9 credits
|ED 5000 Social Behavior in a Diverse Society||3|
|ED 5010 Philosophy, Ethics, and Education||3|
|ED 5030 Research Design||3|
Professional Component – 6 credits
Elective Component – 15 credits
With the help of an advisor, choose 15 credits from: heritage studies, anthropology, geography, history, political science, and sociology.
|AN 5410 Native Americans: Past and Present||3|
|AN 5140 Special Topics in Anthropology||3|
|AN 5910 Independent Study in Anthropology||1-3|
|HS 5560 Special Topics in Heritage Studies||3|
|HS 5620 Archaeological Field Methods: Prehistory||2-9|
|HS 5630 Archaeological Field Methods: Historical||2-9|
|HS 5650 Archaeological Field Methods: Prehistoric Materials Analysis||2-9|
|GE 5150 Topics in Geography||3|
|GE 5910 Independent Study in Geography||1-3|
|HI 5300 New Hampshire and New England History||3|
|HI 5330 New Hampshire and New England Historic Sites||4|
|HI 5800 Topics in History||3|
|HI 5910 Independent Study in History||1-3|
|PO 5130 Topics in Political Science||3|
|PO 5910 Independent Study in Political Science||1-3|
|SO 5140 Topics in Sociology||3|
|SO 5910 Independent Study in Sociology||1-3|
Capstone Experience – 3-4 credits
HS 5710 Internship in Heritage Studies
Total for MEd in Heritage Studies – 33-34 credits
|HS 5710 Internship in Heritage Studies||3-4|
Total for MEd in Heritage Studies – 33-34 credits
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