2021-2022 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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The master of science in education (M.S.E.) in secondary education, fifth-year non-traditional program (Alt A, Class A Certification) is designed for candidates who have earned a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education and who now seek to earn a master of science in education with Class A teacher certification, for grades 6-12, in biology, English/language arts, general science, general social science (social studies), mathematics, physical education (P-12), and Spanish.

Upon successful completion of this program and having met current certification requirements of the Alabama State Department of Education, the candidate is eligible for the master of science in education degree in 6-12 secondary education and Class A teacher certification.

NOTE: See the School of the Arts Music Division section for details on graduate music education programs.

Secondary Education, 5th-Yr Non-Traditional (Alt A, Class A Certification) (M.S.E.): 36 Credits


Literacy Course: 3 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 selected secondary education teaching methods course above and then all requirements (12 crds) in the corresponding teaching field block for a total of 36 credits.
** EDUC 572 (Teaching Secondary Science)  is required for students completing either the Biology or General Science teaching field.

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