Campus Closing

The University of Massachusetts Boston campus is closed today, Monday, February 8. All classes and activities are canceled. For information, visit


Teacher Licensure

  • Track I (Undergraduate) is for persons who have not yet completed a Bachelor of Music (or Bachelor of Arts in Music) degree.
  • Track II (Post B.A.) is for those who already hold such a degree and who are seeking licensure without receiving an additional degree.
  • Track III is for those seeking music licensure through a Master of Education degree program. The initial contact person for all three programs is:

Dr. Sommer Forrester, Coordinator of Music Education
Department of Performing Arts
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Tel.: 617-287-5640

For more information, download our Music Education handbook