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Teacher Education Services

Professional Educator/Class A Programs

This program is designed for teachers who currently hold Class B certification and wish to add Class A certification in their current teaching field.

The first step is to apply to graduate study at UM here.

For more information regarding graduate admission, please email

Programs of Study:
  • Elementary Education K-6
  • P-12 Teaching Fields:
    • Art
    • Music: Choral or Instrumental
  • Secondary Teaching Fields:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • English Language Arts
    • Family and Consumer Science
    • General Science
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Social Science
Admission Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.75 GPA from a regionally accredited university
  • Valid Alabama Class B certificate in the same teaching field in which Class A certification is sought

More information regarding the Professional Educator MEd program can be found here.