Becoming an English Teacher
Prerequisites to the Secondary English/ESL Teacher Certification Program
- Relevant undergraduate degree
- Coursework or experience that spans the necessary content domains
- Passing an approved content examination
Most students complete the Praxis II: Subject Assessments/Specialty Area Tests through the Educational Testing Service (ETS)- General English Exam # 5038. A passing score is 167. This test may be taken after you have been admitted into the program, but must be passed prior to the commencement of Summer 1 course work.
Applicants need to have (or have completed by June) a Bachelor's of Science or a Bachelor's of Art with a major or a minor in one or more of the following areas:
If you do not have one of these degrees, and believe you have a special case for consideration, including significant professional experience, or comparable University courses, you may send an email to Joey Lubasi explaining your situation.
PRIOR TO ADMISSION APPLICANTS MUST DEMONSTRATE COMPETENCY IN THE FOLLOWING DOMAINS THROUGH COURSEWORK OR OTHER EXPERIENCES.
The admissions process of the Master of Science in C&I -Secondary Education is highly competitive. The Program will select students in each subject area for admission based on the following: