Bachelor On Campus


Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

60 months
19020 USD/year
10075 USD/year
10589 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Educating outstanding teachers has been a core of our mission since our founding as the North Adams Normal School in 1894. We offer you a dynamic blend of classroom excellence and practical, hands-on fieldwork. Our diverse academic programming and our balance of theory and practice equip you to be a great teacher, and to meet the needs of your students and your institution.


Our program offers teacher licensure in early childhood, elementary, middle school, and secondary education. We have a network of mentor teachers who offer you the opportunity to apply educational theories in a variety of settings. 

The programme

And if you want to coach, our Sport Coaching minor prepares you for the middle school, high school, college, and serious club-sport levels.  We also offer graduate programs in Education. 

Programme Structure

Upon completion of the Education Program, graduates will be able to:

  • Plan curriculum and instruction
  • Deliver effective instruction
  • Promote equity
  • Meet professional responsibilities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




153 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application
  • Official high school transcript, including first quarter senior grades and any transcripts for college level courses taken (such as dual enrollment or early college courses). MCLA must receive verification of your high school diploma before you enroll.
  • SAT I or ACT scores (MCLA's College Board code is 3521 and ACT code is 1908). The SAT essay portion is optional.
  • Personal Statement/Essay (250 - 650 words, optional but highly recommended)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19020 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    10075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10075 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    10589 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10589 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for North Adams

876 - 1815 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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