Our UAB Secondary Education Program will provide you with the coursework and experience you will need to become a highly qualified teacher within one of the following content areas: science, social studies, mathematics, or English language arts. You will receive instruction from our nationally renowned instructors who will teach you the critical skills, competencies and state-of-the-art instructional strategies for meeting the evolving needs of young learners in the 21st century. In addition to your coursework, you will participate in internships and practicums for hands-on-experience.
If you cannot attend during traditional class hours, we have Saturday and summer courses as well as some online courses. We also have courses that combine on-campus classes with online instruction.
Alternative Masters Degrees
Traditional Masters Degrees
Educational Specialist Degrees
Want to switch careers to become a teacher?
The Alternative Masters Program (AMP) is designed for individuals who hold an undergraduate degree in a field outside of education who want to become certified teachers. Once you complete the AMP, you will earn an alternative Class A certification in your specific teaching field along with a Master's degree. Learn more details in the AMP Information Packet.
Learn more about our graduate programs
Download an information packet and come to an information session to learn more about our graduate teacher education programs. Contact Susan Spezzini to attend an information session.
|Graduate Program||Information Packet||Information Session|
|Alternative Master's Program||Download||Mondays 5:00-6:30 pm|
|Traditional Master's Program||Download||Thursdays 4:00-4:45 pm|
|Educational Specialist Program||Download||Thursdays 5:00-5:45 pm|
Want to teach math or science in grades 6-12?
Enroll in UABTEACH. This 4-year program allows you to earn a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) degree and qualify for certification as a classroom teacher. Learn more about the UABTeach program.
Secondary Education Faculty
Have Questions? Contact Us.
Susan Spezzini, PhD
By Phone: 205-934-8357
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