Initial Certification: Secondary

Initial Certification: Secondary

Candidates with a bachelor’s degree and a certifiable major aspiring to become a teacher in the secondary setting (9-12) should enroll in this program. Through this program candidates will develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be effective educators in their own classrooms. Georgetown College offers the following secondary certifiable majors:  Biological Sciences, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Physics, and Social Studies.

Program Type

Master of Arts (MA)

Program Contact

Associate Professor Jane Arrington

Program Options

Core Courses

(42 hours required)


Candidates must successfully pass the PLT PRAXIS.

Candidates must successfully complete 200 field placement hours.

Candidates must complete 15 weeks of student teaching.

Option 6 candidates not currently enrolled in class but in placed in a teaching position must take EDU 623.

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