An Affordable Route into Teaching

Ms. Schroeder's 4th grade class

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

  • Health benefits

  • 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.