This pathway aligns with UMA’s Education programs. UMA offers Bachelor’s degree programs in Education that meet the requirements for Maine Department of Education certification in several areas, from Early Childhood Education to Secondary Education or Special Education. At UMA, you will prepare for a career in education by completing one of several degree plans through courses, fieldwork, service learning, and student teaching. Education students at UMA gain content knowledge, teaching skills, and develop personal qualities necessary for the changing classroom of the 21st century. 

  • ENG 101: College Writing
  • ENG 102W: Introduction to Literature
  • COM 101: Public Speaking
  • MAT 130: Math for Elementary Teachers I
  • MAT 131: Math for Elementary Teachers II
  • EDU 100: Introduction to UMA Teacher and EDU 200W: Diversity, Poverty, & Cultural Competence or EDU 250: The Teaching Profession
  • Other EDU courses as desired:
    • EDU 215: (Field Experience I)
    • EDU 216: (Field Experience II)
  • Other general education courses as desired:
  • Elementary:
    • History Sequence (6cr)
  • Secondary:
    • Humanities Sequence (6cr)

Related Majors and Certificates at UMA

  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Early Elementary / Elementary Education
  • Special Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education
  • English
  • Life Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education

Related Careers

  • Preschool, Elementary, Middle, and High School Teacher
  • Educational Consultant
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Curriculum Designer
  • Writer/Editor