Minor in Secondary Teacher Education

Explore the field of teacher education

The undergraduate minor in Secondary Teacher Education is a 15-credit program focused on secondary education (grades 7-12). Students will receive an introduction to teaching, special education, and issues in secondary education and will have the opportunity to take electives to further bolster their study.

This secondary education minor allows students who plan to enter a graduate program in secondary teacher education to make progress on prerequisite education courses. Completion of the minor does not automatically guarantee admission into School of Education graduate program, nor does it fulfill all necessary prerequisites.

The program does not provide a pathway to new teacher certification. Undergraduate students seeking teacher certification should pursue our BS in Teacher Education program.

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Program Facts

Degree Type

Undergraduate Minor

Credits

15 credits

Format

In-Person

Time Commitment

Full-time

Duration

2 years on average (4 semesters)

Enrollment Term

Rolling admissions

Application Deadline

March 1

Admissions Requirements

Completed supplemental application

Program Overview

Explore Teacher Education

The 15-credit undergraduate minor in Teacher Education is focused on secondary education (grades 7-12). It provides students with an introduction into teaching middle/high school, as well as foundational principles in special education and pressing issues in secondary education.

Pathway to Master’s Teaching Programs

This secondary education minor allows students who plan to enter a graduate program in secondary teacher education to make progress on prerequisite education courses. Completion of the minor does not automatically guarantee admission into School of Education graduate program, nor does it fulfill all necessary prerequisites.

Undergraduate students pursuing the B.S. in Teacher Education program may not double count courses toward a minor and a major.

Curriculum

The Secondary Education Minor requires 15 undergraduate credits.

 

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