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School of Education

School of Education

School of Education

The UMass Dartmouth School of Education has a long history of educating fine teachers who have dedicated their lives to the profession. You'll find our graduates teaching in middle school, high school and higher education, as well as serving in leadership positions in education, agencies, and businesses committed to academic excellence.

STEM Education and Teacher Development
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

Master’s Degrees and Licensures

The School of Education offers these programs:

Content Areas for Licensure

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • French
  • General Science
  • History
  • Mathematics 
  • Physics
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Art & Music Degrees and Licensures in Teaching

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) offers undergraduate programs in music and art education and a Master of Art Education. Note: the CVPA undergraduate art and music education programs do not offer a 4+1 option.

Doctoral Programs

Non-Degree Programs

  • Certificate Program in English as a Second Language - learn to support second language speakers in your classroom
  • Special Education Focus: complete coursework requirement and add a Moderate Disabilities endorsement to your license.


School of Education News

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June 16, 2016 UMass Dartmouth hosts the 2016 Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (AEPL) conference The AEPL conference will explore layers of literacy−from immersion to reflection−in hopes of suggesting a shift in how schools approach teaching.
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June 16, 2016 Chancellor Helm addresses regional business leaders Describes economic, cultural and civic impact of UMass Dartmouth
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June 7, 2016 UMass Dartmouth generates nearly half billion dollar annual economic impact Donahue Institute study finds return on state investment is nearly 7 to 1, including 2,255 jobs beyond the campus