Academic Catalog

Curriculum and Instruction (Education Specialist Certificate)

The Teacher Education Division offers a number of education specialist programs at the elementary and secondary levels. These certificate programs are designed to strengthen the educational background of teachers, administrators, and other education professionals.

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the the College of Education and the Graduate School

These certificate programs require thirty credits beyond the master’s degree. The individual student’s professional needs and interests are taken into account in determining the specific content of his/her program. The typical plan includes course work found in one of the following concentrations, which are specialized professional areas. Students must select at least once concentration. All course requirements for the various concentrations are selected in consultation with an advisor. All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the Graduate School's regulations governing graduate scholarship and degrees.

  • Art Education
  • Bilingual-Bicultural Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • English Education - Secondary
  • K-12 Curriculum (Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Cognitive Impairment)
  • Mathematics Education - Secondary
  • Reading, Language and Literature
  • Science Education - Secondary
  • Social Studies Education - Secondary
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