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UMass Lowell prepares secondary teachers for the classroom and beyond.
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The School of Education, UMass Lowell’s Blended Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) with initial licensure prepares English, History, Math and Science secondary teachers to effectively meet the needs of Massachusetts diverse students. The program combines educational theory and practice with authentic well supported field-based experiences. This prepares teacher candidates to enter the teaching profession with the content, confidence and skills necessary to be successful. Well-supported field-based experiences embedded throughout their preparation programs.
Our virtual simulations and partnerships with local school districts, including Lawrence, Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Haverhill, Methuen, Westford and local technical schools give you real-world opportunities to hone your teaching skills before you begin your student teaching semester. Coursework and field experiences address the contemporary demands of teaching students in a diverse world of changing demographics - ensuring that you are truly “classroom-ready” when you graduate.
See the UMass Lowell online Graduate Catalog for more information and a list of courses offered by the School of Education.
In many cases, applicants may register for a course before they have formally applied into the program; however, students requiring financial aid may want to wait until they have been formally accepted into the program to ensure that their course(s) will be covered. Please contact the School of Education by email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the application process.
A UMass Lowell undergraduate may apply to the Bachelor's to Master's in Education with the following conditions:
All applicants must submit:
For specific information regarding any of the above application materials (which may vary for some programs), please see UMass Lowell's Graduate Admissions Process.
Applications can be completed and submitted at any time during the year. Each application is processed - and each applicant notified - as soon as all of your admissions materials have been received and reviewed.