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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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October 24, 2016 UMass Dartmouth earns top 20 national ranking for civic engagement for fourth straight year University earns national finalist designation for economic opportunity initiatives, and national distinction for general community service, education, and interfaith efforts
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September 13, 2016 UMass Dartmouth elevated to National Tier 1 status by US News Charlton College of Business achieves Top 150 national ranking, College of Nursing PhD program cited as "Best Value" by ValueColleges
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September 6, 2016 Chancellor Helm welcomes and challenges new students Calls on Class of 2020 to "encounter each other with open minds, acknowledging that our preconceived notions may be wrong, that others may be right, that we learn more by listening than by shouting."