If you are interested in becoming a teacher, or seeking advanced licensure, UMass Dartmouth offers both Massachusetts Initial and Professional Teaching Licensure programs at the graduate level, as well as a 5-year bachelor's to master's fast track program for undergraduates, the BA/BS MAT degree.
The course requirements include a mix of course work and clinical experience in a local school.
Degrees and certificates offered:
- Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Initial License— Middle/Secondary
(No longer available. Materials provided to support students already enrolled in program.)
- Initial License and MAT Program—Middle/Secondary
- 5-Year — BA/BS Initial License and MAT Program, Middle/Secondary
Leading to Middle & Secondary licensure in the following areas:
- Biology (8-12)
- Chemistry (8-12)
- English (5-8), (8-12)
- Foreign Literature and Languages (French, Portuguese, and Spanish) (5-12)
- General Science (5-8)
- History (5-8), (8-12)
- Mathematics (5-8), (8-12)
- Physics (8-12)