COVID-19 Updates
Updated August 13, 2020

Cambridge College will continue remote learning and teaching through Fall 2020-2021 term. The health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and community are important to us. Please see our updates regarding COVID-19 and campus plans.

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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 Boston
PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis with Specialization in Autism Intervention Boston
Masters Degrees
Program Location(s)
Autism Specialist Boston
Autism/Applied Behavior Analysis Program (MEd) Boston, Springfield
Early Childhood Teacher (PreK-2) Boston, Lawrence, Springfield
Educational Leadership Boston
Elementary Teacher (1-6, initial licensure) Boston
English as a Second Language Boston
English as a Second Language - Non Licensure Boston
General Science (1-6) Boston
General Science (5-8) Boston
Interdisciplinary Studies Boston
Mathematics (5-8 or 8-12) Boston
School Nurse Education Boston
Skills-Based Health/Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Boston
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (5-12, initial licensure) and Applied Behavior Analysis Boston
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8, initial licensure) & Applied Behavior Analysis Boston
Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities Master's Degree (MEd) Boston, Lawrence, Springfield
Program Location(s)
CAGS in Educational Leadership / School Administration Boston
Program Location(s)
Autism Specialist Certificate Boston
Behavior Analyst Certificate Boston
Elementary Science Specialist (1-6) Boston
English as a Second Language Certificate Boston
General Science (1-6 or 5-8) Initial Licensure Teaching Certificate Boston
Health/Social Emotional Education for School and Community Certificate Boston
Mathematics Specialist Certificate Boston
Skills-Based Health/Social Emotional Learning Certificate Boston
Skills-Based Physical Education/Social Emotional Learning Certificate Boston
STEM Certificate (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Boston

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. 

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.