Western New England College is known for providing professionally focused programs with a solid liberal arts background. Located in the heart of New England's Knowledge Corridor, home to 26 colleges and universities, the College was founded in 1919. Its mission then was to serve the needs of part-time adult learners. Nearly a century later that commitment to providing programs convenient to working adults continues through more than a dozen graduate programs, including online study in the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.
Secondary Teacher Education:
Students may prepare for an Initial License
to teach in the secondary schools (grades
8-12 in Massachusetts, 7-12 in other states) in
the following programs: biology, chemistry,
English, general business, history, mathematics,
and political science.
Students selecting this career option are
required to satisfy all degree requirements for
a Secondary Teacher Education major of their
content focus. It is important for students to
speak with their academic advisors early in
their university careers if they intend to pursue
Students considering this major are advised
to consult with the Director of the Secondary
Education Program as soon as possible. A
student must register with the program by
the second semester of the sophomore year.
A student will be notified of acceptance into
the program during the spring semester of the
All Programs Offered by Western New England College: