Program Requirements

Thirty-six hours of graduate level courses (below) are required to earn a 6-12 secondary teaching certificate. To earn a masters following certification, a teacher candidate must successfully complete Methods of Educational Research 4sh. A GPA of 3.25 (4.0) is necessary for advancement.

*Must already have an undergraduate degree with a major in the content area field of study (e.g. an undergraduate degree in mathematics is appropriate for pursuing teacher certification in secondary mathematics)


Program Requirements

Teaching in a Diverse Society (4)
Beginning Field Experience (0)
Educational Psychology (4)
Reading & Writing in the Content Areas (3)
Middle School Curriculum & Instruction (3)
Survey of the Exceptional Individual (4)
Instructional Technology (4)
Intermediate Field Experience (0)
Classroom Management (2)
Methods of Teaching Content (3)
Advanced Field Experience (8)
Professional Growth Seminar (1)

Certification Total 36 sh.

Methods of Educational Research (4)
M.Ed. (Master’s Degree) Total 40 sh.

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