Master in Teaching (MIT): Secondary Teaching (5–12), Master of Education in Education (M.ED.)
MIT Secondary Teaching (5–12)–earn certification + M.Ed.: a program designed for those candidates who desire an MEd degree and a Washington residency teaching certificate for the middle school, junior high and high school.
This program is available to candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree in an area other than education, did not previously take teaching certification coursework and are interested in receiving both an MEd degree and a residency teaching certificate for teaching in the middle school, junior high and high school. Candidates for this program must have an endorsable teaching major that has been approved by an Eastern Washington University academic department. Effective 9/1/09 all candidates for certification must pass a WEST-E subject matter test to receive an endorsement for certification purposes.
Prerequisites for this program are
- Introductory speech course (CMST 200, or an approved equivalent).
- At least 90% of the endorsable teaching major must be completed.
- Successful completion of the WEST-B (Washington Educators Skills Test-Basic). Contact NESINC for test information.
- Secondary Teaching candidates go through a pre-approval interview process and complete a year-long internship in a middle or secondary school. Satisfactory SAT or ACT scores may waive all or part of the WEST–B requirement. Please see an advisor in the education department.
Additional courses listed below must be completed for certification
- EDUC 309 Foundations of Secondary Classroom Management (3)
- EDUC 341 Secondary Strategies, Management, Assessment (4)
- EDUC 413 Content Area Literacy, Management Assessment for Secondary Education Candidates (4)
- SPED 363 Introduction to Special Education (4)
- Secondary Methods Class from Major Department (3–5)
|Required Common Core|
|EDUC 522||TRANSFORMATION OF LEARNING AND TEACHING||4|
|or PSYC 515||ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY|
|Historical, Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education (select two)|
|EDUC 502||HISTORY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION||4|
|or EDUC 507||PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL|
|EDUC 505||CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION||4|
|or EDUC 506||EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY|
|Research and Applied Experience|
|EDUC 520||METHODS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH||4|
|or EDUC 601||RESEARCH REPORT|
|Secondary Teaching Area Specialization|
|EDUC 417/517||CULTURE OF MIDDLE SCHOOL||3|
|EDUC 510||CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT||4|
|EDUC 538||MEDIA LITERACY FOR TEACHERS||4|
|EDUC 563||SCHOOL LAW (MIT)||2|
|EDUC 596||EXPERIMENTAL COURSE (Beyond Culture of Poverty)||2|
|EDUC 596||EXPERIMENTAL COURSE (Building Learning Community)||2|
Student Learning Outcomes—students will
- demonstrate required WAC knowledge and skills and meet all SPI and EWU Department of Education professional education program requirements including a year-long internship in K–12 schools which are necessary to qualify for a Washington residency teaching certificate in middle school, junior high and high school.