This program is designed for individuals seeking an initial license and/or training in early childhood education, but not a degree.
A Bachelor of Arts or Science degree or at least 24 credits above the introductory level in arts and science courses, with at least 12 credits in one academic area
A passing score on the communication and literacy portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure
A course in child growth and development taken within the last five years or EDU 720
(For the second option, the remaining two UDL courses (EDC 795B and EDC 795C ) are taken as outlined below)
Total credits depend on transcript review by program coordinator
*Candidates for initial licensure must take and pass all required sections of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure prior to entering the practicum.