NORTH ADAMS -- Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Graduate School in Education will offer an informational session for those interested in pursuing a Master s of Education (MEd), a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS), or a Professional Master s of Business Administration (PMBA), on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m., in Murdock Hall room 218 on the MCLA campus.
During this interactive session, MCLA faculty and staff will be on hand to provide an overview of the college s graduate programs. Time also will be provided for a question and answer session, and individualized advising follow-up sessions will be scheduled.
œMCLA has a rich tradition of preparing school teachers and school leaders since our founding in 1894. Our graduates have served in a range of roles in public schools, from teachers to superintendents, and our graduate programs offer a range of options and opportunities, Howard J. (Jake) Eberwein III, Ed. D, the college s dean of graduate and continuing education, said in the news release announcing the session.
Introduced in spring 2011 and designed to meet the needs of the working adult learner, MCLA s PMBA program offers a blend of classroom experience and practical, hands-on fieldwork in a cohort model of academic instruction. Courses in this accelerated program -- designed to be completed in less than two years -- meet in a combination of online and face-to-face instruction.
MCLA s graduate classes are offered in North Adams in Pittsfield, with flexible options for both full-time and part-time students.
Registration for summer and fall 2013 courses begins in April. Those interested in attending this informational session should RSVP, 413-662-5410, or at http://www.mcla. edu/graduate/education.