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MTEL Preparation Courses

Bridgewater State University offers a variety of MTEL Prep courses throughout the year. Please review this page for a list of current courses, course registration, payment information and contact information for assistance. 


NOTE: Please read the instructions below carefully.

BSU Students (students currently enrolled in a BSU degree program)
The registration process is the same as registering for undergraduate courses. You will need your student ID and PIN to register.BSU Students register for classes via myBSU. More +

Returning non-degree students: If you have enrolled in an undergraduate course at Bridgewater State University within the last 12 months you do not have to fill out a new application. You will need your student ID and PIN number to register. Register for classes via myBSU. More +

Students who have graduated from BSU or Individuals who have never taken a BSU course: You must complete a Continuing Studies Non-Credit Application to enroll in MTEL courses, post-graduation.  Continuing Studies Non-Credit Application

Please note: Once you complete the application, it will take approximately 24 hours to activate your student account.  You will receive an email with your BSU student ID and temporary PIN once you complete the application. You cannot register for courses or pay your bill until your student account is activated.


Payment is due upon registration. To pay for your course or courses, please visit the BSU Student portal ( and log in using your student ID and PIN. Select "eBill" under the Quick Links menu. Your course will be dropped if payment is not received. 

Room assignments and directions for each course will be emailed to your BSU student email several days prior to the start of the course.


For general questions about MTEL registration, contact Darlene Marks, College of Continuing Studies, at 508-531-2711 or

For questions regarding program requirements, for example which MTEL that needs to be taken for which program, please contact the department chair for undergraduate or the College of Graduate Studies for any Master’s, PB or APB questions. 

For questions about the MTEL test itself, go to the MTEL testing website at:

For questions about licensure requirements, please go to the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education at:

MTEL and Licensing questions may be directed to Marilyn Rennie Stanton or Mary Ann McKinnon in the College of Education and Health Sciences at 508-531-1347.

All courses are delivered on campus in Bridgewater.

*Communication & Literacy Skills CRN: 93788 MTEL Test #01
9 am – 1 pm,  Cost: $215,  Meeting Dates: 10/23, 10/30 & 11/6 12 hours
Instructor: Wendy Rockne   
General Curriculum- Multi-Subject Test Only CRN: 93792 MTEL Test #03
5 pm – 8 pm, Cost: $275,   Meeting Dates: 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5 & 11/12 15 hours
Instructor: Darren Macdonald  
General Curriculum - Math Subtest Only CRN: 93794 MTEL Test #03
9 am - Noon, Cost: $275, Meeting Dates: 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/17 & 10/24 15 hours
Instructor: Pam Stanford  
*Foundations of Reading CRN: 93791                                                                MTEL Test #190
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Cost: $335, Meeting Dates: 9/20, 9/21, 9/27, 9/28, 10/4 & 10/5  18 hours
Instructors: Jan Standring & Linda Lindsey 
Middle School Mathematics CRN: 93793 MTEL Test #65
5 pm - 8 pm, Cost: $275,  Meeting Dates: 10/6, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3 & 11/17 15 hours
Instructor: Amy Cortright  
Early Childhood CRN: 93789 MTEL Test #02
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Cost: $275, Meeting Dates: 10/18, 11/1, 11/15 & 11/29 15 hours
Instructor: Nicole Littlefield
English CRN: 93790 MTEL Test #61
8 am - Noon, Cost: $215,  Meeting Dates: 10/3, 10/17 & 10/24 12 hours
Instructor: Heidi Driscoll  


*Online proctoring is available for these tests. You may test remotely, including from home. Please check for more information. 

For a list of course descriptions, click here.

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