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Elementary Education (Initial Licensure), MEd


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Department: Elementary and Early Childhood Education 

This program is designed for persons who have a bachelor’s degree and seek initial licensure in elementary education (Grades 1-6).

Students should consult the “Admission-Graduate ” section of the catalog for information regarding graduate program application policies and procedures.

Admission Requirements


  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8 based upon four years of work
  • A qualifying score on the Communication and Literacy Skills; and either Foundations of Reading or General Curriculum (multi-subject and math subtests) portions of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL)
  • Three appropriate letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work

Students seeking initial licensure should consult the section of this catalog titled “College of Education and Allied Studies ” for professional education admission and retention information and institutional deadlines. Admission to professional education includes successful completion of ELED 510  Fundamentals of Elementary Education and its 40-hour prepracticum.

Students must complete 80 hours of prepractica experience. A 40-hour experience is attached to the course ELED 510 . An additional 40 hours is attached to the professional courses: reading, language arts/social studies, mathematics and science.

Program of Study


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