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  Oct 17, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fifth-Year Non-Traditional Program: Secondary Education Class A Certification (FYNT) (M.S.E.)


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The master of science in education Alternative A fifth-year non-traditional program in secondary education (MSE-FYNT) is an 18-month teacher training program designed to prepare prospective teachers who already hold a degree from an accredited university/college the opportunity to earn Class A teacher certification, grades 6-12, in biology, English/language arts, general science, history, mathematics, physical education, social science, and Spanish. The program offers an accelerated approach to certification through advanced courses in the teaching field (12) and a core of professional courses (24) in education. All courses are offered in the evening and some science courses are offered on Saturday. If employed full-time, students must be willing to use vacation or personal leave to fulfill 20-45 hours of clinical experience associated with each education course. The final semester requires a full-time commitment to student teaching.

Required Courses


Total Required Credits: 36


* Students complete the chosen secondary education teaching course above and then all requirements (12 crds) in the corresponding teaching field block.

** EDUC 572 - Teaching Secondary Science (2-3)  is required for students completing either the Biology or General Science teaching field.

*** EDUC 573 - Teaching Secondary Social Studies (2-3)  is required for students completing either the History or Social Studies teaching field.

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