The specialization in Teaching and Learning is designed to offer degreed individuals the opportunity to gain Texas teacher certification with the option of also earning a M.Ed. degree. The first block of courses in this specialization consists of the Texas Education Agency/State Board of Educator Certification (TEA/SBEC)-approved certification-specific classes, available for EC-6 Generalist, 4-8 Generalist, 4-8 Content, and 7-12 Content. The concluding courses provide the required knowledge to be successful in today’s schools while gaining a master’s degree.
* Courses required for Teacher Certification. MEDU 5223 is a capstone course for the certification courses. MEDU 5743 is to be taken after MEDU 5223, if needed. Student teaching should be scheduled at the end of the Teacher Certification courses. Be sure to check course prerequisites.
** Course to be taken 2 times
(Successful completion of MEDU 5353 and MEDU 5523 provides eligibility for certification process for Special Education)