School of Education

Cambridge College offers a variety of masters of education programs that lead to educator licensure (certification) and professional advancement for teachers and school administrators in Massachusetts. Offerings at locations outside of Massachusetts are all non-licensure and conform to the specific state authorizations of those states.

Our mission is to provide educators in public and private schools and colleges with the knowledge, skills and values necessary to enable their students to excel academically and socially. Our distinct programs offer educators a blend of theory and practice. Educators are prepared to become agents of change in their schools, and in local and global communities.

The School’s core values include:

  • Innovation in curriculum and teaching strategies
  • Diversity
  • Academic excellence
  • Social justice
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Building community

Programs Offered in the Graduate School of Education 

Doctoral Degree
Program Location(s)
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership Cambridge
Masters Degrees
Program Location(s)
Autism Specialist Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield, Southern California, Puerto Rico
Autism/Behavior Analyst Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield, Southern California
Early Childhood Teacher (PreK-2) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Educational Leadership Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Elementary Education (4 to 6) Puerto Rico
Elementary Teacher (1-6, initial licensure) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
English as a Second Language Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
English as a Second Language - Non Licensure Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
General Science (1-6) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
General Science (5-8) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Health/Family & Consumer Sciences (All levels, initial licensure) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Interdisciplinary Studies Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield, Southern California
Library Teacher Puerto Rico
Library Teacher Springfield
Mathematics (1-6, 5-8, or 8-12) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Mathematics Education Puerto Rico
School Administration Puerto Rico
School Health, Family & Consumer Sciences Puerto Rico
School Nurse Education Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Special Education Puerto Rico
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (5-12, initial licensure - MA locations only) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (5-12, initial licensure - MA locations only) and Applied Behavior Analysis Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8, initial licensure - MA locations only) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8, initial licensure - MA locations only) and Applied Behavior Analysis Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Teaching English as a Second Language Puerto Rico
Teaching Skills & Methodologies Southern California
CAGS
Program Location(s)
CAGS in Educational Leadership / Curriculum & Instruction - Non Licensure Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
CAGS in Educational Leadership / School Administration Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
CAGS in Educational Leadership / Special Education Administration Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Certificates
Program Location(s)
Autism Specialist Certificate Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Behavior Analyst Certificate Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
English as a Second Language Certificate Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Health Education for School and Community Certificate Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
Mathematics Specialist Certificate Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield
STEM Certificate (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Cambridge, Lawrence, Springfield

To learn more about the graduate school of education programs offered in your area, please select a Cambridge College Location in one of the charts above or use the Program Finder Tool. 

Massachusetts Students: Cambridge College provides information and recourses for Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). Learn more about available MTEL Resources.

Summer Institutes

Several programs are offered using our Summer Institutes platform, formerly the National Institute of Teaching Excellence (NITE), which includes a summer residency component in Boston, as well as online courses during the Fall and Spring semesters. 

Massachusetts Science Standards Changed in 2015

Are you up to speed? If not, we can help! Our School of Education offers science coursework for graduate credit at an affordable price that can help faculty at the elementary and middle school levels understand and incorporate the new Massachusetts standards for science in school curricula.                   

For elementary classroom teachers, our elementary science course represents a hybrid blend of online and seated coursework that has been fully aligned to the new Massachusetts Science Standards for 2015.  The seated portion of the course is packed with relevant hands-on science experiences! Elementary science courses are offered in seat and in collaboration with districts where a minimum of 15 students can be enrolled.