Upon completion of the University to Schools for Graduates program, students receive a Master’s in Education (M.Ed.) as well as initial licensure to teach middle or high school. This 33-37 credit program can be taken full-time or part-time; full-time students may complete the program in three to four semesters, while part-time students have up to three years to finish the program. In addition to education courses, students in the University to Schools for Graduates program complete at least four 600+ level courses in their subject area.
To be considered for acceptance to the University to Schools for Graduates program, candidates should have completed an undergraduate degree in the subject in which they wish to teach (exceptions are made by College of Education subject matter faculty; click here for subject matter requirements).
The MTEL Communication and Literacy Skills test is must be passed by the end of the first semester in the graduate program, but is not required for application to the program. The MTEL Subject Matter Test must be passed before enrollment in the practicum.
Candidates should apply to the University to Schools for Graduates program by January 15. To apply, please fill out the online application at the graduate school website.
For questions about the University to Schools for Graduates program, or if you would like to make an advising appointment, please contact the Educator Information Office at (413) 545-2002 or firstname.lastname@example.org