American International College

American International College

Professional License Programs (MEd, CAGS, MA or MS)


1000 State Street

Springfield, MA 01109

United States


1-413- 737-7000



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Professional License Programs (MEd, CAGS, MA or MS)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This graduate program is designed for those educators with an Initial Teaching License who are seeking professional licensure in the same field and at the same level. The education department has state-approved programs for professional licensure in Early Childhood, Elementary and Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8). For teachers on the middle/secondary level and Moderate Disabilities (5-12), according to current DESE regulations, teachers earning a master's degree will qualify for professional licensure upon completion of 12 graduate credits in their field of knowledge (e.g. biology) and three years of successful teaching under their initial license. (Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Education, Regulations for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval 603 CMR 7.04c, p. 14, 2005.)


* New England Association of Schools and Colleges (N.E.A.S.C. )Accredited; * National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification; * Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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