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主教学

主教学

A master’s degree in teaching will help you realize that the education process is about much more than sharing content. It’s about creating independent learners who have the critical thinking skills to grow and thrive.

About Our Program

Leverage your existing bachelor’s degree and become a teacher with a degree from 现金网平台! Earn a 主教学 (MIT) degree in as little as one year. Simply choose the program that best fits your learning style and life situation. If you have any questions, please reach out to the College of 教育 directly at collegeofed@heritage.edu or 509-865-8650.

State/Territory Licensure Information

HU Theory to Practice

This path allows you to participate in engaging, interactive classes held on the 现金网平台 University and Columbia Basin College campuses on Friday evenings and during the day on Saturdays. You will spend four semesters in the classroom before spending your final semester student teaching in a K-8 classroom. Upon graduation, you have a 主教学 and be prepared to certify in Elementary 教育, which allows you to teach at the K-8 level.

HU Accelerate

The HU Accelerate program is the fastest route we offer to earn your Master in Teaching. This is an alternate route (4) to teacher preparation for Washington state. It allows you to earn your degree in 11 months while working as a paid full-time teacher. The program is challenging, but upon completion you will graduate with your 主教学 degree and be prepared to certify in Elementary Education with an additional endorsement in either Special Education, Bilingual 教育 or English Language Learners. This program starts every June with prerequisite testing requirements.

HU Residency

This is an alternate route (3) to teacher preparation for Washington state. This program partners you with a core teacher in a classroom from September through May. This residency experience gives you a year of classroom experience as a mentored resident intern (student teacher). It allows you to earn your degree in 11 months while working side by side with peers and an experienced classroom instructor in a K-8 classroom three days a week. The other days during the week you would have the opportunity to be paid as a para educator or substitute teacher. Upon completion, you will earn your 主教学 degree and be prepared to certify in Elementary Education with an additional endorsement in either Special Education, Bilingual 教育 or English Language Learners. This program starts every June with prerequisite testing requirements.

Career Options

Elementary 教育 Teacher (Grades K-8)
Secondary 教育 Teacher (Grades 5-12) * with additional testing requirements

Degree Offerings

Program Faculty & Staff

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Kristen Maxwell

Director of Outreach and Recruitment

Corey McKenna

Corey McKenna

Project Director

Joanie-Monroy

Joanie Monroy

Associate Professor

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Ed Rousculp

Special Assistant to the Provost, Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Director, CILT

Kari Terjeson

Kari Terjeson

Chair, Department of Teacher 教育