Format: Cohort model; classes meet once a week for 5 or 6-weeks
Length: 34 months (coursework); 3 months of full-time student teaching
Credits: 91 credits
Location: Massasoit Community College (Brockton)
The Bachelor of Arts in Education program is designed for students who have already earned an Associate degree and wish to pursue initial licensure to teach in Massachusetts public schools at either the early childhood level (PreK-grade 2) or the elementary level (grades 1-6). Students will complete field experiences in public school classrooms and will finish the program with a 12-13 week practicum (full-time student teaching) experience.
The BEd program is available at Massasoit Community College (Brockton, MA). Classes meet once a week over a period of 5 or 6 weeks. Students who follow the program’s schedule can expect to complete it in approximately34 months. In order to complete the requirements for graduation, students must pass the necessary MTEL (Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure) exams and submit a cumulative teaching portfolio and an exit interview at the end of the program.
Sample of Courses
1. Educational Psychology
2. Curriculum and Methods
3. Educational Technology
4. Teaching Reading and Children’s Literature