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Secondary Education

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Education Division’s Secondary Education program, offers an approved program of study leading to certification of high school teachers in the following endorsement areas: Mathematics, Life Sciences, Computer Technology, Social Studies, Modern and Classical Languages and English/Language Arts. Students who are interested in teaching high school in these areas will complete a Bachelor’s degree in their chosen endorsement area, along with the Secondary Education Core courses.

Students will meet with a program advisor to review the requirements of the degree program in which they are enrolled, as well as an education advisor to review their progress with the Secondary Education Core, to ensure their Plan of Study will meet the obligations of both programs. In some cases, completion of both program requirements might add additional semesters to their program.

The earlier a student expresses an interest in pursuing a secondary teaching certificate, the easier it is to complete all their coursework in a timely fashion. Students will begin their education classes by taking EDU 339 Classroom Management It is suggested that students who have yet to meet the General Education requirements for Oral Communications and/or Global Awareness enroll in EDU 214 Classroom Communications and EDU 299 Introduction to Multi-Cultural Education.

Students that are interested in becoming a high school mathematics teacher will complete:

  • General Education Requirements for a Bachelor degree
  • Mathematics core
  • Secondary Educational Core Courses