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The Secondary Education program will provide you with the coursework and experience you will need to become a highly qualified teacher in 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.


Want to teach math or science in grades 6-12? Enroll in UABTeach. This program is an 18 credit hour STEM Education minor completed with a full STEM major leading to certification. Learn more about the UABTeach program here.

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If you are a current student and wish to change your major, be sure to speak with your current advisor(s). Find your advisor(s) listed on your student profile page when you log in to BlazerNET.

Then you can change your major on BlazerNET. Find more information here.