Secondary Education (M.S. or Sixth Year Certificate)

University of Bridgeport Secondary Education (M.S. or Sixth Year Certificate)

Secondary Education Degree Options

If you are looking to teach students grades 7-12, we encourage you to explore our initial teacher certification program for secondary education. Candidates interested in Secondary Education degrees have a number of options. Candidates can complete the program as either an intern or a traditional student, whichever works best with your busy lifestyle.

The secondary education graduate degree programs offered by the University of Bridgeport include certification in English, History and Social Studies, Mathematics and Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, General Science and Physics) as well as Music (K-12). Each will prepare students who have a strong content knowledge in these areas for successful teaching careers. Students can take coursework at any of our three locations, Bridgeport, Stamford or Waterbury.

If you already have a master’s degree, you can complete the program at a 6th year CAS level.



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Commencement 2016 – Undergraduate and Graduate @ Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport will be celebrating its 106th Commencement Ceremony in May. Conferral of Degrees for the undergraduate and graduate candidates from the School of Arts and Sciences, Ernest C. Trefz School of Business, School of Education, School of Engineering, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, College of Public and International Affairs, Physicians Assistant Institute and undergraduates in the Fones School of Dental Hygiene Degrees will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT.

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This venue will enable everyone to graduate together with family and friends present (rain or shine) and allow for wonderful photo opportunities (thanks to the tiered seating).

Graduate Accepted Student Night @ Tower Room
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

During the event, admitted students will be able to:

• Connect with faculty and current graduate students
• Meet other accepted graduate students
• Finalize their enrollment at the University of Bridgeport

To RSVP, please email or call 203-576-4552.