Teacher Certification, M.A.- Curriculum and Instruction
The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction offers two options: Advanced Instructor (36 semester credit hour program) or Teacher Certification (42 semester credit hours). These programs provide the student with critical knowledge to connect scholarship, research and professional practice to teach a diverse student population.
To be eligible for the Teacher Certification option, a student with a non-teaching bachelor’s degree must have 24 hours in a particular content area, 12 of which are upper level; meet the requirements and been admitted to the Graduate Educator Preparation Program; and must pass the TEXES certification examination in the content area prior to enrolling in CI 5360.
Angelo State University maintains institutional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-Commission on Colleges. The Commission’s mission is “the enhancement of educational quality throughout the region, and it strives to improve the effectiveness of institutions by ensuring that institutions meet standards established by the higher education community that address the needs of society and students” (from the SACS-COC website).
The SACS-COC website provides an overview of guidelines and resources.
Within the website, the Principles of Accreditation outline the standards by which members are reviewed in accordance with the SACS-COC mission