The The MCLA Leadership Academy is a cohort model that blends academic
content with practical skill and knowledge development. Created to
support the advancement of working professionals, the Academy is a low
residency model (summer and weekend), with independent and online work
assigned between sessions.
Educating outstanding teachers has been a core of the MCLA mission since our founding, as the North Adams Normal School, in 1894. The graduate program in education will prepare students for leadership as a master teacher, specialist, administrator, policy maker, or other education professional.
The Professional MBA program is designed for working professionals
who want to earn an MBA without interrupting their lives. This
graduate program will prepare students for the next level of their