Middle/High School Teaching License
Secondary Education - Middle and High School
There are four routes to becoming a secondary education teacher, which provide flexibility for those who wish to pursue a teaching program on a full-time or part-time basis. Also our program accommodates candidates who are teaching on a preliminary license. All programs are 30 credits, consisting of 21 credits of course work, a prepracticum and a 9 credit practicum.
Routes to Teaching
|Program||Audience||Admissions||MTEL||Programs of Study (pdf)|
|Route I - Fast Track to Teaching program (pdf) Middle/Secondary Programs Only (Plus One Program)||UML Undergraduates Middle/Secondary Programs Only |
Appropriate Undergraduate preparation
I-Dec. 1 of senior year
IV-Teaching full-time in the role of the license for one semester in public school
April 15 for summer or Aug. 1 for fall
Communication and Literacy Tests (01) reading subtest and writing subtest
Subject test in discipline:
Must be successfully completed for admission.
|Route II - Initial Licensure, Middle/Secondary Programs Only, 12 months (Summer, Fall, Spring)||Graduates of accredited colleges and universities, Middle/Secondary Programs Only|
|Route III - Middle/Secondary Programs Only, 18 months (Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall)|
|Route IV - Alternative Licensure Program, Middle/Secondary Programs Only, 3 years maximum allowed, for candidates who are teaching as the "teacher of record" on a preliminary license in a middle or high school in Massachusetts|
Options III and IV can be completed as part-time students. Courses generally begin at 4 p.m. There will be occasional school visits beyond course meeting times.
For admission and online application to the degree go to Graduate Admissions at http://www.uml.edu/grad
. YOU DO NOT SPECIFY THE “ROUTE” ON THE APPLICATION FORM.