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Teaching Certification in Secondary Education

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Teacher Certification in Secondary Education (8-12)

Unit: College of Education and Human Development

Teacher certification in Middle Grades Education (grades 8-12) is available at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Students interested in teacher certification at the graduate level through the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree must first complete a baccalaureate degree in an appropriate academic field before entering the teacher certification program at the graduate level.  Students must apply and be accepted into the MAT program in order to complete teacher certification.

The following courses are pre-requisites for application to the Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Secondary Education. They may be taken as part of the baccalaureate degree program. In addition to these courses, other application credentials must be submitted. For a complete listing of admission requirements and application deadlines, contact the College of Education and Human Development Advising Center.

A Bachelor’s degree including

Type Hours
Speech Communication (OR Speech Proficiency Exam) 3
Secondary Teaching Field (English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Biological Science, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Space Sciences or Business and Marketing Education) 30 (minimum)

For a listing of specific courses, which meet the requirements listed above, contact the College of Education and Human Development Advising Center.

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