Fitchburg State University

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Graduate Programs
42
Tuition
None
in-state
None
out-of-state
varies by program
Graduate Students
3,000
 

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AT A GLANCE

At A Glance

Graduate Programs
• Applied Behavior Analysis (certificate)
• Applied Communication (certificate, MS)
- Social Media
• Arts Education (MEd)
• Autism Spectrum Disorders (certificate)
• Business (MBA)
• Computer Science (MS)
- Data Science
• Counseling (MS)
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- School Counseling
• Curriculum & Teaching (MEd)
• Early Childhood Education (MEd)
• Education 5–12 (MEd)
• Educational Leadership & Management (Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, MEd)
• Elementary Education (MEd)
• Forensic Nursing (certificate, MS)
• History (MA)
• Interdisciplinary Studies (Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies)
- Counseling/Psychology
- Individualized Studies
• Occupational Education (MEd)
• Reading Specialist (Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, MEd)
• Special Education (MEd)
- Guided Studies: Applied Behavior Analysis, Dyslexia Specialist, Individualized (non-licensure)
- Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities

Rankings & Recognition
• Ranked #96 among the “Top Public Schools in the North” — U.S. News & World Report
• Ranked #62 among the “Top Performers on Social Mobility” — U.S. News & World Report

Fitchburg State University is a public institution dedicated to integrating high-quality professional programs with a strong liberal arts and sciences foundation. Founded in 1894, the University now has more than 30 undergraduate programs, 22 master’s degree options, and 7,000 full- and part-time students. Located in central Massachusetts, campus-based students have access to a local ski mountain, a variety of hiking trails, the commuter rail train station that takes them into downtown Boston, and much more. 

We offer a variety of online and low-residency hybrid graduate degrees in focus areas such as education, liberal arts, nursing, business, and computer science. Our programs are high-quality and flexible, meeting future students where they are. Whether you’re looking to develop a specific skill set and grow in the industry you’re currently a part of or you want a career change and need your education to support that, Fitchburg State is a great next step. 

It’s never too late to go back to school to earn your advanced degree, and our students are representative of that. While many students continue on to a graduate program immediately upon completion of their undergraduate degree, the University has students with many years of work experience who choose to pursue their master’s degree with us. 

Fitchburg State University offers graduate programs that are affordable, with some of the lowest tuition rates in the Northeast. Tuition rates for our graduate programs are the same for all our students regardless of your residency. Whether you live in Massachusetts, are from out of state, or are international, the cost is the same (although it may vary by program or modality). With a streamlined admission process that doesn’t require you to submit GRE or GMAT scores for consideration for any of the master’s programs offered, we have accessible and practical options for you.

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42 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Applied Behavior Analysis                
Communication Studies                
Computer Science            
Counseling & Therapy                
Creative Writing                
Curriculum & Instruction              
Early Childhood Education                
Educational Leadership              
Elementary Education                
Evening MBA Programs              
Forensic Nursing                
General MBA            
History                
Interdisciplinary Studies                
MBA - Accounting            
MBA - Health Care                
MBA - Human Resources            
MBA - Marketing                
Reading & Literacy                
Reading Specialist                
School Counseling                
Secondary Education                
Teacher Certification                
Teaching Art                
Teaching English                
Teaching History                
Teaching Math                
Teaching Music                
Teaching Other Subjects                
Teaching Science                
Vocational/Industrial Education                

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Student Body

3,000 students

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Admission

Application Fee
*may vary by program
$50
Housing Offered? yes

Contact

Admissions Office
P: 978 665-3182
gceadmissions@fitchburgstate.edu
Admissions Officer
eturchet@fitchburgstate.edu