This program is designed for persons who have baccalaureate degrees from accredited institutions in fields other than education who wish to become secondary, K-12, and elementary teachers.
Most of the courses in this program are offered in the evening and many are online allowing for flexible completion of the program.
School districts that have hired our graduates
Admission Criteria/Application Procedures
Students wishing to pursue and complete this degree program must first be admitted to candidacy in the Teacher Education Program. This should be completed at the time of initial registration for classes (Forms for Admission to Teacher Education are available from the Office of Licensure, Standards, and Clinical Practice). After the completion of not more than 12 credit hours, candidates should have completed all admission requirements for post baccalaureate candidacy: Undergraduate GPA of at least 2.65.
Online? Some Online
Evening Classes? Yes
Secondary Teacher Licensure Program Requirements
|Licensure Professional Core||21||EDF 530 Advanced Human Development & Learning||3|
|EDCI 500 Curriculum Development||2||Secondary and K-12 Specialization||7-10|
|EDCI 519 Graduate Practicum||3||Content Area methods (dependent upon discipline)||3-6|
|EDCI 570 Computers in Education||2||HHP 492 Seminar: Drug & Alcohol Education||1|
|EDCI 584 Student Teaching (K-12)
EDCI 586 Student Teaching (Secondary)
|6||RD 520 Content Area Reading & Writing||3|
|EDF 515 Social, Philosophical, & Legal Issues in Education||3||Total minimum credits required for secondary program||28-31|
Elementary Teacher Licensure Program
|Licensure professional Core||21||EDCI 511 Instructional Strategies in Language Arts & Children’s Literature||2|
|EDCI 500 Curriculum Development||2||EDCI 512 Instructional Strategies in Social Studies||2|
|EDCI 519 Graduate Practicum||2||EDCI 513 Instructional Strategies in Mathematics||2|
|EDCI 570 Computers in Education||2||EDCI 514 Instructional Strategies in Science||2|
|EDCI 585 Student Teaching (Elementary)||6||EDCI 515 Instructional Strategies in the Visual Arts||2|
|EDF 515 Social, Philosophical, & Legal Issues in Ed.||3||EDCI 516 Instructional Strategies in the Performing Arts||2|
|EDF 530 Advanced Human Development & Learning||3||HHP 492 Seminar: Drug & Alcohol Education||1|
|SPED 540 Education of Exceptional Learners||3||HHP 518 Health Enhancement Methods & Materials K-8||2|
|Elementary Specialization||17||RD 510 Instructional Practices in Literacy Education||2|
|Total minimum credits required for degree||38|
Please contact the office of Graduate Studies for information about this program, admission requirements, application forms, graduate assistantships and other scholarship information. Contact us as well for information about any of our graduate degree programs.
Our office is located in McMullen Hall, First Floor.
The office is open from 8:00 to 5:00 (Mountain time) Monday through Friday. Office: 406-657-2238 Fax: 406-657-2302