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Undergraduate Teacher Prep Programs

If you're a high school student who wants to become a teacher in elementary, middle or high school, we have a program that fits your needs. Our 4+1 programs allow you to complete both your bachelor's and masters degree in five years.

Transferring in from another college? Contact the School of Education to talk more about your options. 

Degree Programs

  • Elementary Education (Grades 1-6), Teacher Prep

    BS/M.Ed
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

    The combined bachelors and masters 4+1 elementary program is designed to send expertly prepared, experienced teachers into our public school classrooms. Our program combines intensive, early experiences in our partner schools with rigorous academic expectations.

    Apply now
  • Math, Middle/High School Teacher Prep

    BS/M.Ed
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

    If you see yourself as a middle or high school mathematics teacher, the dual degree 4+1 program is the way to get there. Major in mathematics and minor in education to reach your teaching goals.

    Apply now
  • Early Childhood (Preschool-2nd Grade) Teacher Prep

    BS/M.Ed
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

    The combined bachelors and masters 4+1 early childhood program is designed to send expertly prepared, experienced teachers into our public school classrooms. Our program combines intensive, early experiences in our partner schools with rigorous academic expectations.

    Apply now
  • Physical Education, Teacher Prep

    BS/M.Ed
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

    If you see yourself as a physical education teacher, the dual degree 4+1 program is the way to get there. Major in sports and movement science and minor in education to reach your teaching goals.

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  • English, Middle/High School Teacher Prep

    BA/M.Ed
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

    If you see yourself as a middle or high school English teacher, the dual degree 4+1 program is the way to get there. Major in English and minor in education to reach your teaching goals.

    Apply now
  • History, Middle/High School Teacher Prep

    BA/M.Ed
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

    If you see yourself as a middle or high school history teacher, the dual degree 4+1 program is the way to get there. Major in history and minor in education to reach your teaching goals.

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  • Spanish, Middle/High School Teacher Prep

    BA/M.Ed
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

    If you see yourself as a Spanish teacher, the combined degree 4+1 program is the way to get there. Start your studies in the bachelor of arts in World Languages and Cultures (Spanish concentration) and talk to your advisor about applying to the combined BA/M.Ed. program during your sophomore year. You will graduate with a Massachusetts teacher’s license, a master’s degree, and ample experience teaching Spanish as a second language, ready to fill the critical need for Spanish teachers in our state!

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