Department of Education
Students in our Education Department are committed to transforming lives, educating learners of all ability levels, and reaching students at a young age to set them on a pathway to success.Our students are constant innovators, dedicated researchers, and promoters of social justice. With a focus on evidence-based best practices, you'll launch a meaningful career and meet the needs of all the students in your classroom.
Programs in this Department
- Elementary Education (BA/BS And MAT): 4 + 1 Program
- Special Education (BA/BS And MSEd): 4 + 1 Program
- Special Education: Moderate & Severe Disabilities (MSEd)
- Teaching (MAT): Dual General And Special Education Licensure
- Teaching (MAT): Elementary Education
- Teaching (MAT) / Gender/Cultural Studies (MA)
- Children's Literature (MA)/Teaching (MAT)
- Teaching (MAT)/History (MA)
- Certificate In Moderate Special Needs
- Elementary Education Minor
- Special Education Minor
Education Field Placements
Our student teachers train at schools around Boston and New England.
Some recent placements include:
- Boston Public Schools
- Brookline Public Schools
- Cambridge Public Schools
- Newton Public Schools
- Malden Public Schools
- Somerville Public Schools
- Medford Public Schools
- Wellesley Public Schools
- Arlington Public Schools
- Quincy Public Schools
- Boston Latin School
- Boston Teachers Union School
- Crossroads School
- Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
- Innovation Academy Charter School
- MATCH Charter School
- New England Center for Children
- Landmark School
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