The Secondary Education program provides certification and an degree for those who wish to teach in secondary schools. All students seeking middle or secondary licensure take the following sequence of courses. All Secondary candidates will choose a major and often a minor, which offers the opportunity to add a second area of endorsement to your Teaching Certificate. We strive to provide students world-class resources to help them investigate and pursue an international education, through relevant content, custom online tools and engaging websites that offer only best in class products and services.
Under the guidance of our experienced faculty , and through curriculum specific to your major endorsement area, you’ll graduate from Mount Mercy with a professional licensure to teach. A student must have passed through the Teacher Education Program Checkpoint III in order to enroll in student teaching.
In all states, however, the period of elementary education covers eight or nine grades. Also, the in Secondary Education curriculum is aligned with professional, state, and institutional standards. A student must have passed through the Teacher Education Program Checkpoint II in order to enroll in EDCO 290/291, SEDU 410 and SEDU 441.
Discipline of staff and students in Government owned/aided secondary schools, ensured. A student must have passed through the Teacher Education Program Checkpoint II in order to enroll in EDCO 290/291, SEDU 410 and STEM 432. The secondary education major received National Specialized Professional Association (SPA) accreditation from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) education is available in selected areas and is usually pursued after earning a MPhil degree. In addition to the University’s General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree (a minimum of 36 credits), all history majors must take a minimum of 36 credits from the following six categories.