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Continuing Education & Professional Development


MCLA offers a diverse set of continuing education programs to serve the Berkshires and beyond. Our offerings include Bachelor's Degree Completion, Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates, and Continuing Education for K–12 Educators. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and we welcome those with nontraditional educational pathways. Together, we work with our students to help them achieve their aspirations, goals, and encourage life long learning.

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Complete your Bachelor's Degree through one of two pathways:

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Certificate Programs

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Continuing Education

More opportunities are available from MCLA and affiliates:

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Graduate Programs

Students in an MBA class

Our accelerated MBA program is designed for professionals with busy lives, with classes in person and online.

Students in an MEd course

Teachers help shape the world we live in—MCLA’s M.Ed. program will prepare you to become an educator who plays a role in transforming society.

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Leadership Academy/Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) is a low-residency program that will prepare you to become a highly effective school or district leader.


Register for an upcoming information session and learn more about MCLA's Degree Completion and other continuing education opportunities.


Paul Petritis
Associate Dean
Division of Graduate & Continuing Education

Barbara Emanuel
Director of Programs
Division of Graduate & Continuing Education

General Questions
Division of Graduate & Continuing Education