Educator Licensing Programs

License Pathways for Teachers and School Professionals
 

Initial and Professional Teacher Licenses

License Grades Program Degree Level
Art Teacher - Initial

PreK-8
5-12

Undergraduate

Biology Teacher - Initial 8-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

Chemistry Teacher - Initial 8-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

Chinese Language Teacher - Initial 5-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MAT)
Post-Baccalaureate

Early Childhood Teacher - Initial PreK-2 Undergraduate
Early Childhood Teacher - Professional (12 credits) PreK-2

Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

Elementary School Teacher - Initial 1-6

Undergraduate +1 (MEd)
Graduate (MEd)

Elementary School Teacher - Professional 1-6 Graduate (MEd, edS)
Earth/Space Science Teacher 8-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

English Teacher - Initial 5-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher - Initial

PreK-6
5-12

Graduate (MEd, EdS)
French Language Teacher - Initial 5-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

General Science Teacher - Initial 5-8

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

General Science Teacher - Professional 5-8

Graduate (MEd, EdS)
Post-Baccalaureate

History Teacher - Initial 5-12 Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate
Italian Language Teacher - Initial 5-12 Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate
Latin and Classics Teacher - Initial 5-12 Graduate (MAT)
Mathematics Teacher - Initial

5-8
8-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate
Mathematics Teacher - Professional

5-8
8-12

Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate
Music Teacher - Initial All

Undergraduate
Post-Baccalaureate

Physics Teacher - Initial 8-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

Spanish Language Teacher - Initial 5-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

Special Education Teacher - Initial 5-12

Undergraduate
Graduate (MEd)
Post-Baccalaureate

Special Education Teacher - Initial

PreK-8
5-12

Undergraduate


Initial Specialist and Professional Support Personnel Licenses

License Grade Level Degree Level
Reading Specialist All

Graduate (MEd, EdS)
requires another Massachusetts initial license

School Guidance Counselor

PreK-8
5-12
PreK-8 + 5-12

Graduate (MEd, EdS)
School Psychologist All Graduate (MEd, EdS, PhD)
Speech, Language & Hearing Pathologist All Graduate (MA)

 

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