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Secondary Education Certification

University of Michigan Flint

12 months
16120 USD/year
16120 USD/year
12936 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts with Secondary Education Certification  Specializing in Small, Urban High Schools is designed to be an exemplary program in the field of clinically-based teacher preparation. The program at University of Michigan Flint meets the challenges of providing intensive training and experience to those who will teach in the most intensive and challenging environments.


Learning outcomes

As part of the teacher candidate’s preparation, University faculty members work with UM-Flint Secondary Education Certification  teacher candidates and coordinate with the teacher candidate’s cooperating teacher and on-site school administrators. The teacher candidate’s teaching abilities at University of Michigan Flint are observed and cultivated throughout their teaching rotations by both University faculty and the cooperating teachers. Course seminars accompanying field work are offered through a mixture of online (Blackboard) and in-person meetings held on-site at participating small urban high schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Using Technology in Education 
  • Developmental Psychology for Secondary Education 
  • Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom 
  • Urban Education
  • Classroom Management 
  • Teaching Numeracy Across the Curriculum 
  • Reading and Writing Across the Content Areas

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official transcript from each college or university attended
  • An updated resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A Personal Statement of Purpose:  Teaching anywhere is a privilege.  Teaching in the urban context is not only a privilege but a callling.  In a 750-word essay, describe why you are well-suited for this challenge.
  • A $55 application fee
  • An interview with program faculty is required prior to admission.
  • A criminal background check that includes fingerprinting, at the candidate’s expense

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6468 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Flint

775 - 1130 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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