Teacher Education Master's Programs
The Department of Teacher Education offers three types of master's degrees: master's with licensure, master's without licensure, and advanced master's (for current teachers).
Master's with Licensure
Master's programs with licensure are designed for candidates seeking a teaching licensure through a graduate degree program. Currently, the Department of Teacher Education offers the following programs that lead to a teaching license.
- Middle Childhood: for grades 4-9 in two content areas (language arts, math, science, and/or social studies)
- Adolescent-to-Young Adult and Multi-Age:
- Grades 7-12 in one content area (language arts, math, science, or social studies)
- Art in grades K-12
- Family and Consumer Sciences in grades 4-12
- Intervention Specialists (Special Education): with programs focusing on K-12 and early childhood (ages 3-8)
STEM+ For ALL
Candidates with science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) backgrounds who are interested in becoming intervention specialist teachers shoudl consider the STEM+ for ALL Fellowship, which includes substantial financial support.
Noyce Program: RALLY for STEM Teaching Fellowship
The RALLY for STEM Fellowship supports two cohorts in Middle Childhood (grades 4-9) and adolescent-to-Young Adult (grades 7-12) education in the areas of mathematics and science. This program is no longer recruiting new candidates.
Master's without Licensure
The Teaching and Learning Master's does not lead to a teaching license.
Advanced master's programs are designed for licensed teachers who are interested in developing further as professionals. Currently, the Department of Teacher Education offers two fully online programs at the Advanced Master's Level:
Master's Student Handbook
All master's students must follow the policies detailed in the Teacher Education Master's Handbook.
- Application for Graduate Funding in Teacher Education
- Additional information on departmental funding options (follow the link and then click on the Teacher Ed tab below the video)
- Graduate College Funding Options