Gordon College is one of the nation’s premier Christian colleges and located just north of Boston. We offer students extraordinary access to leading-edge opportunities for intellectual, professional, and leadership development to address the increasingly complex challenges of a global society. Gordon stands apart from other outstanding institutions in New England by combining an exceptional education with an informed Christian faith.
Students seeking licensure as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (5–12) must also complete an education major and a liberal arts major in a specific subject taught in grades 5–12 (such as math, English, history or science), complete the Core Curriculum of the College, maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.70 and earn a C or better in education classes. The student must apply for acceptance into the program during the sophomore year and must meet licensure requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the time of program completion.✣ The SEI endorsement course is required. See departmental advisors.
✣ The College reserves the right to alter program requirements as necessary to remain in compliance with Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education licensure standards.
In addition to the education major requirements and an appropriate liberal arts major, students must complete the following courses for secondary special education licensure: