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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.

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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May 3, 2016 UMass Dartmouth announces 2016 student commencement speakers Nearly 2,000 members of the Class of 2016 will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas over the course of four Commencement ceremonies
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April 27, 2016 UMassD announces 2016 Commencement honorees Nearly 2,000 to receive diplomas
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February 2, 2016 National doctoral research status of UMass Dartmouth finalized New Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education released today; UMass Dartmouth only south-of-Boston doctoral research university in Massachusetts