Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 UMA Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education (020) Certificate


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Delivery Area: Statewide

Coordinator: Cynthia Dean (207) 621-3192 cynthia.dean@maine.edu

UMA Certificate Requirements:


  • Minimum 50% of the required courses taken through UMA

Certificate Requirements (57-59 Credit Hours):


SEE PROGRAM COMPLETION GUIDES FOR SEQUENCING OF COURSES.

Pre-candidacy phase (14-16 credits)


First Year Requirements:


Complete one of the following courses (1-3):

Additional Requirements:


  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (taken anytime in pre-candidacy phase)
  • Criminal History Record Check
  • GPA of 2.5 overall & 2.5 in education courses
  • Complete application to candidacy

Additional Requirements:


  • Praxis II Content Assessment (taken anytime in candidacy phase)
  • GPA of 2.5 overall & 3.0 in education courses
  • Complete application for student teaching

Student Teaching phase


Additional Requirements:


General education courses needed for certification:

  • Complete any two English courses 6 CR
  • Complete any two Mathematics courses 6 CR MAT 130  & MAT 131  recommended
  • Complete any two Science courses 6 CR
  • Complete any two Social Studies courses (anthropology, geography, history or political science) 6 CR

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