Secondary Education Master's Degree
If you are looking to teach students grades 7-12, we encourage you to explore our initial teacher certification program for secondary education. You can complete the MS in Secondary Education Degree program as either an intern or a traditional student, whichever works best with your busy lifestyle.
University of Bridgeport offers a variety of Secondary Education Masters degree program options to pursue:
- History and Social Studies
- Music (PK-12)
- Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, General Science and Physics)
- Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts, 1-12
Each will prepare students who have a strong content knowledge in these areas for successful teaching careers.
As a Secondary Education MS degree program candidate, you may take coursework at any of our two locations, Bridgeport or Waterbury; however, a few courses may only be offered in Bridgeport.
*If you already have a master’s degree, you can complete the program at a Sixth Year Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) level. This program is offered at our main Bridgeport campus, as well as the Waterbury Center location.
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NEW! Computer Science Cross-Endorsement Program
University of Bridgeport’s School of Education is excited to launch a new Computer Science cross-endorsement program!
UB will be one of the first schools in Connecticut to offer this teaching certification. Once you are enrolled in a master's teaching certification program, the Computer Science cross-endorsement can be achieved in one of two ways:
- Take and pass the Praxis II Computer Science exam (5651)
- Take 4 courses (12 credits) in Computer Science content.
The cross-endorsement certificate will match your initial licensure area of either grades K-6 or 7-12. The 12 credit program can be completed in as little as 3 semesters in person or online. The first two courses, CPSC 101 & CPEG 472, will be offered this summer term and these courses may be taken together.
If you are interested in this unique opportunity to expand your teaching credentials, please contact the Computer Science Cross-endorsement Coordinator, Sebert Brooks, at email@example.com.