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Graduate Programs at MCLA

MCLA’s versatile graduate programs are designed to help working professionals return to school to further their careers and forge lasting professional networks. Explore the application process:

Master of Business Administration

Designed for professionals possessing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and five years of relevant experience.

Master of Education 

Prepares students for leadership roles as a master teacher, specialist, administrator, policy maker, or other education professional.

Leadership Academy 

Prepares candidates to serve as highly effective leaders of educational institutions and active citizens in their communities.

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)

Offers Leadership Academy alumni an opportunity to continue the development of their managerial skills.


Contact the MCLA Office of Admissions

375 Church Street,
North Adams, MA 01247
800.969.MCLA or 413.662.5410          

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Application process for:

First Year Student

Transfer Student

Re-Admission Student

International Student


Degree Completion

Spring Admission

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Pay Enrollment Deposit
Paying your deposit now secures your spot for the spring or fall.