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School of Education

Welcome to the School of Education at Salem State University where we have a 160-year history of preparing citizens for important careers in both traditional and non-traditional educational environments.

Promising careers in education abound in communities across the Commonwealth- from preschools, universities, childcare centers and afterschool programs to national parks, museums, group homes, health centers, and hospitals. Ask around and you'll find Salem State University School of Education alumni engaged in any number of great jobs in your town.


Nearly 20,000 of our graduates are making a difference as public school teachers, early childhood professionals, counselors, higher education administrators, community educators, and nonprofit directors.

If you want

  • A career that makes an impact, whether in a school classroom or a position in the greater community
  • A rigorous preparation program that marries deep theoretical learning with continuous field-based practice
  • Small classes with expert faculty
  • A caring community of leaders

...then we're the school for you.

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