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Secondary Education Certification

Cabrini’s Secondary Education Certification is an initial certification for grades 7-12 with subject-area specializations in English, Communication, Social Studies, Mathematics, Biology, and Chemistry.

Our part-time certification can be taken as a standalone program or in conjunction with our Master of Education program. To earn your Master of Education along with this certification, you must complete our three Education Core classes. 

Secondary Education Certification Courses (25-27 credits) 

 EDG 505 - Introduction to Exceptional Learners (3 credits)

 EDG 537 - Cognition and Developmental Psychology (3 credits)

 EDG 546 - English Language Learners in Inclusive Classrooms (3 credits)

 EDG 589 - Dimensions of Being an Ethical and Courageous Educator (3 credits - recommended to start with this course.)

GSEC 538 - Assessment in 7-12 Inclusive Classrooms (3 credits)

GSEC 548 - Teaching/Learning in the Secondary Classroom (3 credits)

GSEC 556 - Communication Arts in Secondary Content Areas (3 credits)

GSEC 585 - Pre-Student Teaching (if a candidate has prior teaching experience, this may be waved - 1 credit)

GSEC 590 - Student Teaching (3-6 credits)

Subject-Area Requirements

Subject-area course requirements depend on required courses (available in Graduate Catalog) and credit from previous, undergraduate credit.