University of New England

Education Department

Graduate Teacher Certification


11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Teacher Certification

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Teacher Certification Program is designed to allow individuals with a baccalaureate degree to obtain state certification to be eligible for a classroom teaching position. After completing the TCP program, students interested in obtaining a master's degree can then move seamlessly forward in UNE's Master of Science in Education program with a concentration in Teaching Methodology. Through course work designed to satisfy department and state requirements, certification in areas of elementary education (K-8), secondary education (7-12), and art education (K-12) may be obtained. Courses provide foundational and pedagogical knowledge, coupled with the requirement to have field experiences in public school classrooms throughout the program.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. and Maine Department of Education

International Student Requirements:

International student applicants must apply through UNE's online application. In addition, all international transcripts must be evaluated for grade and degree equivalency to that of coursework and degree earned at a US REGIONALLY accredited institution. International applicants should access UNE's website at to review ALL requirements for international applicants.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): $19,500 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): $19,500 USD

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Federal and Private educational loans are available.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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