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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
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Instructional Technology (All Levels) (Initial Licensure), Postbaccalaureate Licensure

Department: Secondary Education and Professional Programs

Currently, this program is suspended, and admission to new students is not open.


This program is designed for students who have a bachelor’s degree and seek initial licensure in instructional technology (all levels).

Students successfully completing the program are eligible to apply for initial Massachusetts Licensure in Instructional Technology (all levels).

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be admitted by the College of Graduate Studies and the College of Education and Health Sciences.

  • A minimum GPA of 2.8 based upon four years of course work or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon course work completed during the junior and senior years
  • Three appropriate letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation should be an academic reference from a professor.
  • A qualifying score on the Communications and Literacy Skills portion of the Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure® (MTEL)
  • Official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work

Please note that admission decisions to the postbaccalaureate programs are made on a rolling basis when applications are submitted within a reasonable time frame prior to the start of the academic semester.

Anyone with an undergraduate GPA less than 2.8 should contact the College of Graduate Studies for information regarding a low-GPA remedy.

Non-degree students will be allowed to enroll in two courses (6 credits) prior to matriculation.

Students admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology program will be allowed to transfer two courses (6 credits) into the postbaccalaureate program with the permission of the program coordinator, providing that the courses completed meet the course requirements for the postbaccalaureate program.

Program of Study


* Twelve (12) credits are required in the clinical experience, INST 597 - Practicum in Instructional Technology , unless six credits are waived by the College of Education and Health Sciences due to licensure status.

Total minimum credits: 24-30