Certification to Masters Program
For women and men who already hold a bachelor’s degree.
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program
Choosing to become a teacher, at any stage in life, is choosing to make a difference in our world. Whether you have just completed a college degree, or are looking for a career change, Mount Mary College offers a variety of programs, open to both men and women, which lead to teacher certification. Students in this program need to fulfill the same professional requirements for certification as undergraduate students.
Students who wish to continue their education after they have met the
certification requirements may apply
to the graduate program. Since some of the certification requirements
are fulfilled through graduate courses, these courses may be applied toward
the Mount Mary College Master of Arts in
Students who have selected graduate level certification classes while working on their teacher certification and who meet the admission requirements for the Master of Arts in Education need the following additional coursework to complete the master's degree program:
- EDU 740 Curriculum Design (3 graduate credits)
- EDU 742 Instructional Strategies (3 graduate credits)
- EDU 705 Introduction to Professional Inquiry (2 graduate credits)
- EDU 706 Instructional Project (4 graduate credits)
- Elective graduate credits if needed
Students who wish to pursue this option need to apply for full status in the graduate program when they near completion of their initial certification program.
|Early Childhood through Middle Childhood: Teachers licensed in this area generally work with children from birth to age 11 (typically four-year-old kindergarten (Pre-K) to approximately Grade 6), a minor is optional.
through Early Adolescence: This certification allows a teacher
to work with students within a wide range of age levels from age
6 to approximately age 13 (typically 1st through 8th grade).
Students pursuing this license are required to choose a minor from:
English, Mathematics, Spanish, Bilingual Spanish, Science, Social
|Subject Area (i.e. Math, English, etc.) Programs:
|Early Adolescence through Adolescence: Coursework and experiences in this area prepare teachers for work with students age 10 to 21 (typically in middle schools and high schools) in a specific subject area. Students pursuing this license select a major from among a variety of subject areas. These students may also declare a minor in a subject area.
through Adolescence: Certification in Art or Spanish. Provides a license for birth through age 21 (typically grades PreK-12).
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