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Master of Education

Lasell's Master of Education program offers both Initial and Professional Licensure. View program options:

Professional Licensure

Initial Licensure

Practicum Requirement for Initial Licensure for the Master of Education
The Practicum requirement for initial licensure includes a weekly seminar to discuss issues such as planning, teaching, collaboration, and moral and ethical aspects of teaching. Students engaging in their practicum experience must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Pass all required MTEL exams
  • Hold a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have completed at least 27 credits in the graduate education program

In addition, the specific requirements for the Practicum for Initial Licensure in Moderate Disabilities and Elementary Education are as follows:

Moderate Disabilities
The Practicum for students pursuing initial licensure in moderate disabilities (grades pre-kindergarten - 8) provides a minimum of 300 hours of student teaching in two different classrooms under the supervision of qualified professionals. These may be full time in an inclusive general education classroom or 75 hours in an inclusive general education classroom and 225 hours in a classroom for students with moderate disabilities.

Elementary Education
The Practicum for students pursuing initial licensure in elementary education (grades 1 - 6) provides a minimum of 300 hours of student teaching experience in an elementary classroom under the supervision of a qualified professional.