Master On Campus


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

12 months
22183 USD/year
22183 USD/year
12292 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Teaching program of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth combines five advanced pedagogy courses along with five content courses, and has the flexibility to allow you to earn credit toward licensure in Special Education or English as a Second Language.


In Massachusetts, teachers need to earn their Professional Licensure after they’ve taught for 5 years in a public school. A Professional Licensure helps you deepen your content knowledge and strengthen your teaching practices.

For students who have already earned their masters degree, we offer the opportunity to advance your teaching license. The Teaching program of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth provides you with the content courses needed to earn a Professional Licensure. Students are eligible for their professional licensure if they:

  • hold an Initial license from another institution
  • have obtained an Initial license through a district-based program
  • have same area and level as Initial License

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning
  • Culturally Responsive Curriculum and Instruction
  • Teaching and Managing Inclusive Classrooms, K-12
  • Critical Literacies
  • Teaching Practicum or Teaching Practicum Equivalent- Middle/Secondary
  • Methods and Materials for Secondary School Teachers of Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in content area or closely related field from an accredited university with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. 
  • Completed application for the master’s degree program (MAT).
  • Personal statement describing your beliefs about teaching and learning and why you have chosen teaching as a profession.
  • Two letters of recommendation from someone who can attest to your ability/potential as a teacher. 
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions.
  • Copies of MTEL score reports Communication and Literacy (01) and content area.
  • Resume.
  • Copy of Preliminary License or Initial License (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22183 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22183 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22183 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22183 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12292 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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