2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education, Fifth-Year Non-Traditional (Alt A, Class A Cert) (FYNT) (M.S.E.)

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The master of science in education in secondary education, fifth-year non-traditional program (Alternative A, Class Certification) (MSE-FYNT) is a 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 studies, 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

Professional Core: 24 Credits

Teaching Field: 12 Credits

Choose a teaching field below and complete all required courses/electives, for a total of 12 credits.

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)  is required for students completing either the Biology or General Science teaching field.
*** EDUC 573 (Teaching Secondary Social Studies)  is required for students completing either the History or Social Studies teaching field.

NOTE: This program is under review and subject to change.

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