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Bloomfield College Now Offers Master Degrees in Education, Accounting, and Fine Arts

Bloomfield College Education Student

By Alicia Cook

Bloomfield College has established three new graduate programs. A Master of Fine Arts (MFA) graduate degree program, a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, and a Master’s degree in Special Education. The three new programs join the Master of Science in Accounting and the Joint Bachelor/Master in Accounting program which launched in 2016.

The MFA program is designed for those working in video, game design, digital media, graphic design, music production, sound, performance, electronic, street, and visual arts, and other related fields.

"The program will be low-residency, allowing maximum flexibility for students, especially those who are working professionals," said Dr. Tresmaine Grimes, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty.

The College will offer students a rotating faculty drawn from noted artists, scholars, and professionals, from the arts and media. The program is centered on one-on-one mentoring, group critiques and informal salons.

It will take prospective students approximately two and a half years to complete the 60-credit Program at the College, broken down into three 8-week summer terms, two 2-week winter terms, and two fall and two spring Independent Study terms.

Should you have any questions about the admission process, need additional information about the program, or would like to schedule a campus visit, please contact or call (973) 748-9000 ext. 1507.

The MA in Early Childhood Education is designed to advance the necessary skills and knowledge for professionals dedicated to working in Early Childhood Education. The program provides candidates who already possess a CEAS or a STANDARD teaching certificate to earn an Early Childhood Endorsement by following a core sequence of courses. The program also provides candidates who seek to earn an Initial Certification in Early Childhood Education to do so following a core sequence of courses.

The MA in Special Education is intended for currently credentialed teachers interested in developing advanced skills for teaching K-12 learners with disabilities, in particular, teaching learners with autism and other developmental disabilities. Graduate students are prepared to set up effective learning environments and instructional programs using evidence-based practices based on applied behavior analysis (ABA). 

“We are very excited about the two new master’s degree programs in education, which are natural extensions of our existing, excellent graduate certificate program in post-baccalaureate teacher education,” said Dr. Carolyn Spies, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Graduate Studies. “The graduate degree programs will provide motivation for our Education majors to aspire to higher levels of education.”

Both education programs will run 12 months of the year to accelerate progress toward the degrees while offering the traditional two courses per session. Additionally, both programs are designed in a way that students who are enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Education program at the College can add just a few additional courses to earn their master’s degree.

Bloomfield College is now accepting applications for both education programs. Please direct any questions to Jorge Fernandez, Assistant Director of Admission, at 973-748-9000 ext. 1222 or