Program Highlights & Benefits
Entire program conducted in or near your school
2 year completion time, including holiday breaks
No GRE tests
No weekend classes
This 30 credit-hour program is designed for those educators with an initial teacher’s license who are seeking Professional Licensure in the same field and at the same level.
- Apply appropriate and diverse assessment measures to determine students’ reading and writing performance.
- Construct, design, and use multiple and varied content pedagogical skills to support student learning with demonstrated student growth data.
- Identify and apply integrative and assistive technologies that support student learning within and outside of inclusive environments.
- Compare, contrast, and elaborate on the theoretical constructs in urban education that influence successful completion of student learning outcomes.
- Using task analysis, decide and use assessment data to design developmentally and culturally appropriate curriculum based lessons.
- Address the continued shortfall of teachers in STEM areas.
- The licensure track program has been designed to be completed in 2 years for a total of 30 credits. The candidate will be endorsed for professional licensure (in early childhood, elementary or moderate disability prek-8), upon successful completion of the course sequence.
- The non-licensure track has been designed for teachers who already hold a professional license are looking to earn a degree only. This program has been designed to be completed in 2 years for a total of 30 credits.
- The program requires a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0. Students with a cumulative GPA below a 3.0 will be considered on a case by case basis.
- Passage of the Communication and Literacy portion of the Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure (MTEL) is required for the licensure track.
- A prior initial or professional license in the same field of knowledge is required.
- For a full list of application requirements, please refer to page 2 of the student information packet.
* Total credit hours are as of 1-28-18 and reflect entry into the 2018-2019 academic year. Credit totals are subject to change in accordance with AIC institution and DESE requirements.