24 months
36880 USD/year
36880 USD/year
18894 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


All students seeking elementary initial licensure (grades 1-6) take the 36-credit sequence of courses in the Elementary Education program from University of Massachusetts Boston. These courses support students in their graduate level learning process.


The capstone of the Elementary Education program from University of Massachusetts Boston for the Initial Licensure is the supervised practicum and accompanying portfolio. Candidates demonstrate readiness for the initial elementary licensure by a passing score on the MA CAP (Candidate Assessment of Performance).


Graduates of the Elementary Education MEd Program are prepared to teach students in grades 1-6 through a strong knowledge of curriculum including math, science, social studies, and English/Language arts. Students will learn the current developmentally appropriate and evidence-based teaching practices that support students and prepare our graduates to support their students to be successful in school.


The Early Childhood Master’s Program, housed within a public urban university, is dedicated to the training of educators who are prepared to teach individuals from various diverse backgrounds in school and early childhood settings.

Programme Structure

Courses structure:

  • Advanced High School Biology for Urban Teachers

  • Special Topics
  • Creating Effective Learning Environments
  • Sociocultural Foundations of Education
  • Internet Application for Educators
  • Coding for Non-Coders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Online Application and Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18440 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    36880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18440 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9447 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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