Master's in Teaching

Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificate
Main Campus - Melbourne
Major Code: 8004 Degree Awarded: Graduate Certificate
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Graduate Certificate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne, Professional Development

The graduate certificate is for students seeking an alternative route to professional certification in Florida. This certificate program is a subset of the MAT degree program and is designed for individuals who hold bachelor's degrees in content areas and are current teachers with 3-year temporary teaching certificates. It consists of six graduate courses that prepare teachers for state certification. The certificate may be completed in two regular terms and a summer session. The credit hours may be applied within five years of completion to the MAT.

Admission Requirements

An applicant must have a bachelor's degree in mathematics or science, or in an area in which state certification is sought, from an accredited college or university, and be currently teaching with temporary certification.

Certificate Requirements

The Graduate Certificate requires passing the six courses (18 credit hours) listed below with a grade point average of at least 3.0. All courses must be taken at Florida Tech.

  • EDS 5051 Methods and Management of Middle and Secondary School Teaching
    Credit Hours: 0
  • EDS 5055 Foundations and Management of Classroom Instruction
    Credit Hours: 0
  • EDS 5060 ESOL Teaching Strategies
    Credit Hours: 0
  • EDS 5067 Measurement and Evaluation
    Credit Hours: 0
  • EDS 5135 Reading in the Content Area
    Credit Hours: 0
Select one course:
  • EDS 5071 Methods and Strategies of Teaching Middle and High School Science
    Credit Hours: 0
  • EDS 5072 Methods and Strategies of Teaching Middle and High School Mathematics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • EDS 5073 Methods and Strategies for Teaching Specific Middle and High School Content
    Credit Hours: 0
Total Credits Required: 18

*Curriculum guided by state requirements and subject to change.