Regis College has partnered with public school systems in Boston and Lawrence to offer a variety of tuition discounts and special degree opportunities. This degree completion program is offered to current para-professionals in these systems who would like to pursue a BA in Education (non-licensure) through Regis. To determine if your system provides a similar benefit, please contact your human resources benefits administrator.

Total Credits
Cost Per Credit
18 months
Average Length of Completion

Program Highlights

  • Flexible mix of classes held online and onsite
  • 20% off tuition
  • Real-world internship experiences
  • Close-knit classes with one-on-one support from professors
Sample Curriculum
Course Credits Traditionally Completed
ED 100 Teaching and Learning 3 summer
ED 101 Educational Psychology 3 summer
ED 220 Child Behavior Management 3 summer
PS 203 Introduction to Psychology 3 summer
ED 202 Early Childhood/Elementary School Math: Curriculum 3 fall
PS 307 Child Development 3 fall
ED 207 Early Childhood/Elementary School Math: Instruction 3 fall
ED 208 Children’s Literature 3 fall
ED 205 Principles and Methods of Secondary Education 3 spring
PS 310 Psychology of the Adolescence 3 spring
ED 327 Teaching STEM 3 spring
ID 208 Integrating the Elementary Curriculum 3 spring
ED 325 Teaching Social Studies 3 summer
ID 222 Exploring the Human Spirit 3 summer
ED 306 Instructional Strategies in Specific Subjects Offered in Secondary School 3 summer
ED 315 Content Area Reading Instruction: Secondary Schools 3 summer
ED 312 Literacy Development Including Special Needs 3 fall
ED 308 Contemporary Issues in Special Education 3 fall
ID 413 Internship Interdisciplinary Seminar 3 fall
ED 610 Educational Research 3 fall
Total Credits 48  

Admission Requirements

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

  1. Completion of the Regis College application for admission, including a writing supplement
  2. Completion of an associate's degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  3. Evidence of employment with either BPS or LPS (letter confirming employment) or demonstration of graduation from either BPS or LPS (official transcript)

Contact Information

Admission Contact

Program Director