This degree program is designed for persons who hold initial licensure in elementary education (grades 1-6) and are seeking professional licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The program is designed to meet the “appropriate master’s degree” requirement, which is part of the criteria for professional stage licensure as set forth in the most recent MA DESE licensure regulations.
Students should consult the Admission-Graduate section of the catalog for information regarding graduate program application policies and procedures.
A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8 based upon four years of work or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon course work completed in the junior and senior years
Passing scores for the MTELs® that were required for the applicant’s initial teaching license in Massachusetts
Three appropriate letters of recommendation
An initial teaching license
Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work