Elms College

Elms is a private Catholic coeducational liberal arts college founded in 1928 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield, Massachusetts. Elms College is located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, and grants associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

Degrees Offered:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Masters in Education


  • Traditional and Weekend Programs
  • Accelerated BA with an AA degree

Programs Available

Masters of Education


The M.Ed. not linked with licensure is an enrichment degree designed to promote the professional development of experienced teachers and school/community leaders. It does not lead to teacher licensing. 

Master of Arts in Teaching


The M.A.T. program is designed for students with four years of liberal arts or sciences education. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a master's degree and an Initial Massachusetts state license as an educator. 

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education


The early childhood program at Elms College prepares you to teach students from pre-kindergarten through grade two.