Secondary Education – Latin, MAT , United States

Duquesne University

Study in:United States
46 days
Deadline: 1 Aug 2019


The Secondary Education – Latin program offered by the Duquesne University combines professional education with an academic curricula area in World Languages K-12 (Italian, Latin, or Spanish).Those who are new to teaching will learn how to lead in the classroom. Those who are currently teaching and looking to teach a different grade level or subject area will be prepared with the skills for a smooth transition. Our graduate teacher education certification programs are nationally accredited and guided by standards from the State of Pennsylvania and national professional organizations. The program faculty are experts in their field. Students will complete formal classroom visits, known as field experiences, explore different perspectives, and be face-to-face with social justice issues in the field. With Duquesne’s premier location, in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, candidates will have the opportunity to visit classrooms in urban, suburban, and rural settings.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
  • Theories and Practice of Second Language Learning
  • ESL Curriculum and Assessment
  • Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas
  • Teaching English as a Second Official Language Methods
  • Foundations of Assessment of Middle Level and Secondary Education
  • Theory of the Teaching and Learning Process
  • Technology and Education
  • Orientation to the Graduate Secondary Leading Teacher Program
  • Introduction to Teaching
  • Supervised Secondary Field Experience
  • Secondary Student Teaching
  • Student Teaching Secondary: Dual/Abroad
  • Secondary Education Methods Field Experience:
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Instructional Techniques Level Two Field Experience
  • Exploring Inclusive Practices

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Submit Official transcripts – Applicants who are a returning secondary education education teacher must submit a copy of their Instructional I Teaching Certificate in their secondary content area.

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA; Minimum 3.0 GPA on the most recent 48 credit; or Minimum 2.8 GPA with passing scores on the Pennsylvania Department of Education Pre-Service Academic Performance (PAPA) exams
  • Applicants seeking initial certification must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA.
  • Applicants who are returning secondary education teachers must have an overall 3.0 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in secondary education content courses.

Detailed Program Facts

Starting in August 2019

You can apply until: 1 Aug 2019

For more details please visit program website.

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