Teacher Preparation Programs

Thinking about a career in teaching?  Whether you’re interested in early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education, UMA either offers courses directly or works with other campuses to help you achieve your goals.

Teacher Preparation Programs

Secondary Education

The University of Maine at Augusta offers a 27 credit minor in Secondary Education for undergraduates and a 30 credit Certificate of Study in Secondary Education for post-baccalaureate students. All the courses except EDU 490: Internship in Student Teaching are delivered through distance learning technologies. Students are encouraged to go beyond the minimum requirements for the minor or certificate by taking additional education courses from UMA or from the University of Maine System.  
 
UMA courses approved for Maine certification
EDU 387 fulfills the exceptionality course required by MDOE certification office for K-12
EDU 366 fulfils the Children's Literature course required by MDOE certification office for K-8
EDU 390 fulfills the content area methods course required by MDOE certificaiton office for 7-12
EDU 490 fulfills the student teaching required by MDOE certification office for 7-12 in the following subjects: mathematics, English, physical science, life science, art, and social studies.
 

 Summer 2014

  • EDU/PSY 401 Educational Psychology (online in first session)

 

FallL 2014

  • EDU 250 Foundations of Education (online)
  • EDU/ENG 366 Children's and Young Adult Literature (online)
  • EDU 380 Literacy and Technology Across the Curriculum (online)
  • EDU 387 Teaching the Exceptional Child in the Regular Classroom (online)
  • EDU 490 Internship in Student Teaching

 

Spring 2015

  • EDU 250 Foundations of Education (online)
  • EDU/ENG 366 Children's and Young Adult Literature (online)
  • EDU 380 Literacy and Technology Across the Curriculum (online)
  • EDU 387 Teaching the Exceptional Child in the Regular Classroom (online)
  • EDU 390 Secondary Methods of Teaching (online in mini-session)
  • EDU 490 Internship in Student Teaching