As centuries-long injustices against black and brown persons continue today, the University remains committed to supporting and educating students, faculty and staff on our mission and values centered on inclusion, diversity and equity. Read more

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Westfield State University was recently made aware of disturbing social media matters. We take these matters seriously and the University is assessing and addressing them under appropriate policies and procedures. Read President Torrecilha’s message to the campus community on this matter.

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Teacher Incentive

The Westfield State University College of Graduate and Continuing Education supports our community educators and those aspiring to be educators by offering a Teacher Incentive program to provide assistance to those looking to further their education as teachers.

In order to be eligible for the CGCE Teacher Incentive program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

All graduate-level teacher licensure students.
  • Be admitted into a master's teacher licensure program through the College of Graduate and Continuing Education.
  • Remain in good academic standing
  • Pass the Massachusetts Communication and Literacy MTEL. 
 Incentive:
  • Graduate students are charged $350* per credit rather than $372 per credit.

    *Above rates are effective Fall 2020 and are subject to change without advanced notice.

Learn more about our education programs.

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