An Affordable Route into Teaching
Graduates earn a Massachusetts Initial Teacher License, a master’s degree in education from UMass Boston and credit toward a dual license in either Special Education or English as a Second Language.
Master’s degree in education
$12,600 stipend for living expenses
Access to additional financial aid
AmeriCorps Segal Education Award
As a resident, you receive a $12,600 stipend, health care benefits and a $5775 AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of the program. You can apply for financial aid through UMass Boston to supplement your stipend income.
In addition, we waive one third of your $10,000 program cost for each year you commit to the Boston Public Schools.