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Graduate Level Secondary Education Certification programs are 21 credit hours and consist of four initial courses, followed by a seminar and internship. The programs are organized in a developmental sequence with initial courses providing a foundation for later courses.

SECONDARY: ENGLISH
(subject specialization)
credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 703, Teaching and Literacy across Content Areas 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 704, Secondary English Language and Theater Arts Teaching & Learning 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
SECONDARY: MATHEMATICS
(subject specialization)
credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 710, Elementary Mathematics Teaching & Learning 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 707, Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
SECONDARY: SCIENCE
(subject specialization)
credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 703, Teaching and Literacy across Content Areas 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 706, Teaching Science in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
SECONDARY: SOCIAL STUDIES
(subject specialization)
credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 703, Teaching and Literacy across Content Areas 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 705, Teaching Social Studies in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
WORLD LANGUAGE credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 703, Teaching and Literacy across Content Areas 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools 3
EDUC 521, Teaching a Second Language 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
ESL (English as a second language) credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners 3
EDUC 520, Introduction to Linguistics and Psycholinguistics 3
LIT 508, Literacy and the Bilingual/Bicultural Child 3
EDUC 521, Teaching a Second Language 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change – or –
EDUC 560, Educating & Evaluating the Bilingual Child
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
BILINGUAL credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners 3
EDUC 520, Introduction to Linguistics and Psycholinguistics 3
EDUC 521, Teaching a Second Language 3
LIT 508, Literacy & the Bilingual/Bicultural Child 3
EDUC 560, Educating & Evaluating the Bilingual Child 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
BUSINESS EDUCATION
(subject specialization)
credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 703, Teaching and Literacy across Content Areas 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools – or –
BSED 504, Curriculum Strategies and Evaluative Concepts in Business Education
3
BSED 530, Emerging Instructional Strategies in Business Education 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
MUSIC EDUCATION
(subject specialization)
credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 703, Teaching and Literacy across Content Areas 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools – or –
ME 721, Curriculum Development & Evaluation
3
ME 581, Elementary Praxis – or – ME 582, Secondary Praxis 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
THEATER
(subject specialization)
credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 703, Teaching and Literacy across Content Areas 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 704, Secondary English Language and Theater Arts Teaching & Learning 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3
DANCE
(subject specialization)
credit hours
Initial teacher certification requirements:
Teacher certification occurs upon completion of course CURR 770
 
CURR 700, Educational Foundations 3
CURR 703, Teaching and Literacy across Content Areas 3
CURR 720, Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools 3
CURR 711, Teaching and Learning Dance 3
CURR 770, Clinical Experience & Seminar in Teaching 9
Acquisition of the MAT degree occurs after completion of the following:  
CURR 531, Curriculum Design & Development for Innovation & Change 3
SPED 500, Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers – or –
CURR 538, Assessment of Curriculum & Instruction to Improve the Performance of Teachers & Diverse Learners – or –
CURR 548, Curriculum & Instruction for Diverse Learners
3
EDAD 521, Data-based Decision-Making in Teaching & Learning 3