Master's Degree and Massachusetts Initial Licensure

The following inclusive education tracks lead to a master's degree and Massachusetts initial licensure.

This inclusive education track leads to a master's degree and Massachusetts initial licensure in special education, PreK-8.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Stonehill on Cape Cod: March 1, 2024
  • Stonehill in Boston: March 15, 2024
  • Stonehill Teacher Residency: May 10, 2024
  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Licensure subject matter knowledge verification
  • Completed course in child development with a grade of B or better, or Massachusetts initial licensure in another area

Please note that, in some cases, students may be accepted into the program without having completed the prerequisites stated above. These students will be required to develop an advisor-approved plan for completion of equivalent courses.

Learn more and apply today!

This inclusive education track leads to a master's degree and Massachusetts initial licensure in special education, 5-12.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Stonehill on Cape Cod: March 1, 2024
  • Stonehill in Boston: March 15, 2024
  • Stonehill Teacher Residency: May 10, 2024
  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Licensure subject matter knowledge verification
  • Completed course in adolescent development with a grade of B or better, or Massachusetts initial licensure in another area

Please note that, in some cases, students may be accepted into the program without having completed the prerequisites stated above. These students will be required to develop an advisor-approved plan for completion of equivalent courses.

Learn more and apply today!

This inclusive education track leads to a master's degree and Massachusetts initial licensure in math/science, 5-8.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Stonehill Teacher Residency: May 10, 2024
  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Licensure subject matter knowledge verification
  • Completed course in child development with a grade of B or better, or Massachusetts initial licensure in another area

Please note that, in some cases, students may be accepted into the program without having completed the prerequisites stated above. These students will be required to develop an advisor-approved plan for completion of equivalent courses.

Learn more and apply today!

Master's Degree, Community Education Program

The following community education options lead to a master's degree and a specialization in autism or diversity, equity and inclusivity.

This community education option leads to a master's degree and a specialization in autism.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Candidates who are additionally seeking state endorsement must have a teacher license, or possession of a license in one of the following areas: Special Education PK-8 or 5-12; Severe Disabilities, Teacher of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, or Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Learn more and apply today!

This community education option leads to a master's degree and a specialization in diversity, equity and inclusivity.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Learn more and apply today!

Inclusive Education Postbaccalaureate Licensure Program

The Inclusive Education Postbaccalaureate Licensure Program leads to Massachusetts initial licensure in math/science, 5-8 or special education, 5-12.

This Inclusive Education Postbaccalaureate Licensure Program track leads to Massachusetts initial licensure in special education, 5-12.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Stonehill on Cape Cod: March 1, 2024
  • Stonehill in Boston: March 15, 2024
  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Licensure subject matter knowledge verification
  • Completed course in adolescent development with a grade of B or better, or Massachusetts initial licensure in another area

Please note that, in some cases, students may be accepted into the program without having completed the prerequisites stated above. These students will be required to develop an advisor-approved plan for completion of equivalent courses.

Learn more and apply today!

This Inclusive Education Postbaccalaureate Licensure Program track leads to Massachusetts initial licensure in math/science, 5-8.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Licensure subject matter knowledge verification
  • Completed course in adolescent development with a grade of B or better, or Massachusetts initial licensure in another area

Please note that, in some cases, students may be accepted into the program without having completed the prerequisites stated above. These students will be required to develop an advisor-approved plan for completion of equivalent courses.

Learn more and apply today!

Inclusive Education Graduate Certificates

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity (DEI) Graduate Certificate Program prepares educators who keep social justice, equity and democratic education at the center of their practice.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Learn more and apply today!

The Understanding Autism Graduate Certificate Program prepares educators to support the complex needs of autistic students using democratic education, self-advocacy and social justice as a critical lens in their work.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester: May 10, 2024
  • Fall Semester: August 1, 2024
  • Spring Semester: January 1, 2025

Program Prerequisite(s)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Candidates who are additionally seeking state endorsement must have a teacher license, or possession of a license in one of the following areas: Special Education PK-8 or 5-12; Severe Disabilities, Teacher of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, or Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Learn more and apply today!

Contact Information

Rebekah C. Louis

Rebekah C. Louis

Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Graduate Clinical Experience, Director of Graduate Teacher Education, Coordinator of Graduate Clinical Experience
Education

Graduate & Professional Studies Admission assists students as they explore graduate and professional opportunities offered at Stonehill College.