A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 is required for acceptance into the professional education program, and it must be maintained throughout the program.
Students are enrolled in two majors: special education and a Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) approved major
Students must meet the College of Education and Health Sciences Professional Education Program admission requirements prior to enrolling in SPED 300- or 400-level course work. These requirements include, but are not limited to:
passage of the Communication and Literacy portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL)
A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, www.bridgew.edu/corecurriculum. For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures section of this catalog.