Jacksonville State University

College of Graduate Studies

Secondary Education


700 Pelham Road North

Jacksonville, AL 36265

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Completion of this program leads to eligibility for fifth-year teacher certification. Admission to the program requires the appropriate fourth-year (bachelors) teacher certification. The College offers the Alternative Fifth-Year Teacher Certification Program for students who completed bachelor’s degrees from regionally accredited institutions in a field other than teacher education or for initial certification in a second teaching field. Completion of the alternative fifth-year program leads to the MS.Ed. and recommendation for fifth-year Alabama Class A teacher certification. Secondary Education Teaching Fields Biology Business Marketing Education English Language Arts Family and Consumer Sciences General Science History Mathematics Social Science The faculty of the College of Education and Professional Studies adopted “The Developing Education Professional as Creative Decision-Maker” as its model, or metaphor, for teacher preparation programs. Teachers must prepare to take on the challenge of the decision-making process knowing that their educational advancement and consequently that of the students they serve, requires a personal commitment to lifelong learning. The various programs prepare teachers who enter the field armed with knowledge gleaned from both its rich history and its state-of-the-art scholarship.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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