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Secondary Education

Welcome to the Department of Secondary Education!

The Department of Secondary Education offers programs leading to recommendations for Alabama professional educator certifications. There are 18 areas of certification at the undergraduate level leading to a Bachelor of Science in Education. There are 16 areas of certification at the graduate level leading to a Traditional Masters of Art in Education. There are 14 areas of certification at the graduate level leading to an Alternative Masters of Art in Education. The department also offers two areas of certification at the Education Specialist level. Students with majors outside of Secondary Education may also add a minor in Education, also offered through the department. A listing of these programs can be found under the Academic Programs section.

All programs are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) and are accredited through 2020 by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, now consolidated into a new accrediting body, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Graduates of the University of North Alabama's programs are knowledgeable, practicing professionals who are prepared as outstanding educators and leaders through achievement of the highest standards of knowledge and practice to assist all students in learning.

 
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