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Secondary Education and P-12 Certification

Students seeking certification to teach in grades 5-12, 8-12, and P-12 complete academic majors in EKU colleges outside of the College of Education and Applied Human Sciences. Teacher preparation courses are taken in the College of Education and Applied Human Sciences. Students are guided by academic advisors in the department of their major and education advisors in the College of Education and Applied Human Sciences.

Professional Core 

Generally all secondary programs require the following courses for the Professional Core, but variations of the courses may be offered for different secondary majors:¬†EDC 300; EDF 203, EDF 204, EDF219, EDF413, EMS 300W, EMS 474, EMS 490, SED104 (Šī≥Element6), and 14 credit hours of Clinical Experiences: CED100, 200, 300,¬†400, 450, 499.

After admission to EKU and completion of at least 30 hours of undergraduate classes, students must apply for admission to the Professional Education Program (typically in the sophomore year). All students meeting the requirements for admission to the Professional Education Program will be admitted. Applicants must have a 2.75 GPA and meet other requirements outlined here.

For more information contact:

Dr. Marie Manning, Undergraduate Coordinator, (859) 622- 1425, Office: Combs 112

Dr. Julie Rutland, MAT Coordinator, EKU’s graduate level Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree provides teacher certification in a 100% online graduate program. Learn more.

Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership

 

521 Lancaster Ave
427 Combs Bldg
Richmond, KY - 40475
Phone: 859-622-2154

 

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