Secondary Teacher Certification
You’ve seen it on bumper stickers: “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” The saying is funny, yet true! If you are someone who has a passion to teach others, you should pursue secondary teacher certification at Michigan Tech.
Find your Passion with the Right Certification
Secondary teacher certification is available in these areas:
- Computer Science
- Earth Science
- Integrated Science
- Social Studies
- Technology and Design
What You Need to Know About This Program
- You’ll earn your degree in the field that you wish to teach, then complete the certification process—allowing you to take your talents into the classroom, industry, or graduate or professional school.
- There are many opportunities for you to interact with local schools, especially through family science nights, Michigan Tech’s clinical experience course, and tutoring.
- Gain classroom technology experience through an intensive focus on science and mathematics and familiarity with wireless MacBook systems, iPads, SmartBoard technology, and other cutting-edge classroom instruction tools.
- Many of our education graduates become certified in the high-demand areas of mathematics and science—either through their teaching major or a teaching minor.
You’ll have student-teaching opportunities in the school districts around Michigan Tech, in your hometown, or in a place you have always wanted to live. Many secondary schools in the Western Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin, and Lower Michigan hire education graduates from Michigan Tech and are impressed with their technological expertise excellent teaching preparation.