Earn a Second Teaching License

Interested in earning a Second Teaching License in Elementary Education or Special Education?

Did you know that experienced teachers who hold an initial or professional license in elementary education or moderate disabilities can earn a second license in one of these areas by completing just two additional courses and a practicum? You can earn your second license by enrolling in either Curry's Milton or Plymouth campus to complete your coursework and fieldwork requirements.

How to Apply for Admission:

  • Provide evidence of your current teaching license
  • Provide evidence of passing scores on the relevant MTEL tests
  • Submit your master's degree transcript
  • Submit your completed admission application
  • Submit an updated resume
  • Schedule an advising session via phone or in person to review coursework requirements

What You Need to Know to Obtain Your Second License:

  • Our expert advisors will help you select the required coursework needed to fulfill the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) second licensure requirements. 
  • If you are currently teaching, Curry College will work with your school to coordinate the completion of the 150 hour DESE required Practicum in your current school system in your new license area.

How to Get Started:

  • Speak with one of our expert advisors who will help you develop an individualized plan to obtain your second license. To arrange an advising session, you can fill out an advising request form,  email med@curry.edu, or call the campus of your choice: Milton Campus (617) 333-2243; Plymouth Campus (508) 747-2424.
  • Apply now to enroll. (Download application/PDF)



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