The alternative master’s degree is designed for those who already hold a bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.5 overall GPA, and who have now decided they would like to become a teacher. The degree in secondary education can lead to initial teacher certification through the Alabama State Department of Education in
- English/language arts,
- family & consumer sciences,
- general science,
- general social science, and
With a fine tuned knowledge of the Common Core, AMSTI, ARI, Career Readiness, and other Alabama curricular initiatives, graduates are sure to find a teaching position working with students at the middle or high school level.
Information about testing requirements that apply to alternative master’s degree candidates can be found under Teacher Education Services.