For post-baccalaureate students, UMM offers professional coursework leading to Elementary Teacher Certification (K-8); Secondary Teacher Certification (7-12) in the fields of Art, English, Social Studies, Life or P hysical Science, Mathematics, and Music; and Special Education Teacher Certification (K-8 or 7-1 2).
Elementary Teacher Certification requirements include 24 credit hours in liberal arts: six credit hours in English; six credit hours in mathematics; six credit hours in science; and six credit hours in social studies. Secondary Certification requires 24 credits in the content area. These courses may be completed prior to or after acceptance to the program. Teacher Certification Programs require approximately 140 hours of field placements which may be accomplished in local schools. Students must also satisfy the UMM residency requirement for certificate programs, taking at least 12 credit hours through UMM.
Students are required to maintain a GPA of 2.5 in professional coursework.