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UMass Lowell offers a wide array of online graduate degree programs designed specifically for educators. The courses are highly interactive and are taught by the University's Graduate School of Education faculty. Courses involve a mix of web, email, online chat and other Internet-based resources. Many courses also involve students in site-based projects and build professional learning communities through peer collaboration online.
First-time students should register using the Non-Degree Course Registration Form for NEW Students.
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UMass Lowell's Graduate School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), a national accrediting body for schools, colleges, and departments of education authorized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Online Graduate Degrees for Educators
The following are non-licensure programs and are offered entirely online.(MA Teachers - please see below)
Students may take up to two graduate-level courses on a non-matriculated basis after consultation with the program director, Dr. Michaela Colombo, who may be emailed at Michaela_WymanColombo@uml.edu or called at 978-934-4610.
Online Graduate Degree Programs for Massachusetts Teachers
The following programs are designed specifically for Massachusetts teachers interested in pursuing professional licensure opportunities in Massachusetts.
Students may take up to two graduate-level courses on a non-matriculated basis after consultation with the program director, Dr. Vera Ossen, who may be contacted at Vera_Ossen@uml.edu.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell's Graduate School of Education (GSE) is committed to playing a pivotal role in the intellectual, ethical, social and economic development of communities by educating leaders who can transform educational institutions in the diverse communities of Massachusetts and around the world. Schools have a critical need for leaders with an informed multi-disciplinary perspective on organizational life, who demonstrate excellent knowledge, judgment and skills in their professional fields, promote equity of educational opportunity for all learners, use inquiry and research to address educational challenges and possess the collaborative capabilities to transform relationships among people in school.
The Graduate School of Education (GSE) is a leading provider of graduate-level programs in education. The GSE offers a wide array of teacher licensure programs, Education Specialist degrees, Master's Degrees and Doctorates in Education. The programs can be categorized into four areas: Curriculum and Instruction, Language Arts and Literacy, Leadership in Schooling, and Mathematics and Science Education.
The GSE partners regularly with schools and colleges in Massachusetts,
offering extensive professional development opportunities for educators as
well as programs for high school students to enhance their college
preparation. Graduates of the teacher licensure programs have consistently
scored at the top of the state’s rankings (see
Teacher Test Results)
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Register for Courses
Approximately 2 months prior to the start of each semester, Online and Continuing Education posts the new
course schedule to the website. Once you've decided which course(s) you would like to take, returning
students can register using ISIS self-service, while new
students must use the New Student Registration Form.
Note: If you previously completed an academic program through UMass Lowell
but haven't already applied and been accepted into this program, please use the New Student Registration Form to register.
Questions? Contact Us!
Email our Student Support Center for assistance, or call for advising at (800) 480-3190 and press 3 to speak with an advisor. See links at the bottom of this page for technical assistance with your online course.