Education Certification Programs Grades 6-12

About the Graduate 6-12 Certification Programs

Alternative-A programs (Alt-A) are for students who have an undergraduate degree without a teaching certificate and would like to obtain their initial certification. The Alt-A program builds student’s knowledge in both content and teaching pedagogy so that they are prepared to enter a classroom and be successful. 

Traditional programs provide the opportunity for students to advance their studies from their undergraduate program through a master’s degree. Students in the traditional program seek advanced certification within the same discipline as their current certification. 


Graduate 6-12 Certification Programs

Master of Science in Education (M.S. Ed.)

 These degrees prepare students for careers teaching biology at the secondary level (grades 6-12). Students seeking Alabama teaching certification should select Biology as a first major and Education as a second major. For more than a century, TROY has been an innovative leader in teacher preparation.

This degree requires students to complete one semester of teaching internship at a junior or senior high school. this internship provides the student with necessary teaching experience through the of a cooperating biology teacher. Students will learn real-life teaching experience through a variety of teaching methods which incorporates the use of technology as well as the use of hands on laboratory experiences.

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  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus

These degrees prepare students for careers teaching biology at the secondary level (grades 6-12). Students seeking Alabama teaching certification should select Biology as a first major and Education as a second major. For more than a century, TROY has been an innovative leader in teacher preparation.

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  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus

 Are you passionate about helping students understand the global cultures that have helped shape the world? If you have a heart for equipping future generations with the knowledge they’ll need to become world influencers. 

This degree requires students to complete one semester of teaching internship at a junior or senior high school. this internship provides the student with necessary teaching experience through the of a cooperating teacher. Students will learn real-life teaching experience through a variety of teaching methods which incorporates the use of technology as well as the use of hands on laboratory experiences.

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  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus

 Are you passionate about helping students understand the global cultures that have helped shape the world? If you have a heart for equipping future generations with the knowledge they’ll need to become world influencers. 

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  • Troy Campus
  • TROY Online
  • Dothan Campus

 Are you a lover of words and books? If your dream career involves imparting your understanding and love for literature and the English language to new generations of students, TROY’s bachelor’s in English/language arts education is a perfect degree for you!

This degree requires students to complete one semester of teaching internship at a junior or senior high school. this internship provides the student with necessary teaching experience through the of a cooperating teacher. Students will learn real-life teaching experience through a variety of teaching methods which incorporates the use of technology as well as the use of hands on laboratory experiences.

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  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus

 Are you a lover of words and books? If your dream career involves imparting your understanding and love for literature and the English language to new generations of students, TROY’s bachelor’s in English/language arts education is a perfect degree for you!

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  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus

There is excitement in being a part of the science community—discovering solutions to issues and creating new innovations. As a Troy University comprehensive general science major, you will have a chance to discover something new and develop the tools you’ll need to become a problem solver for the world and in your own life.

 This degree requires students to complete one semester of teaching internship at a junior or senior high school. this internship provides the student with necessary teaching experience through the of a cooperating teacher. Students will learn real-life teaching experience through a variety of teaching methods which incorporates the use of technology as well as the use of hands on laboratory experiences.

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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus

There is excitement in being a part of the science community—discovering solutions to issues and creating new innovations. As a Troy University comprehensive general science major, you will have a chance to discover something new and develop the tools you’ll need to become a problem solver for the world and in your own life.

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  • Troy Campus

Do you prefer equations and theorems to novels and papers? If numeric puzzles, problem solving and definite answers make you unexplainably happy, you’re definitely “a math person.” But do you desire to pass along your knowledge to others rather than working in fields such as finance or business? 

This degree requires students to complete one semester of teaching internship at a junior or senior high school. this internship provides the student with necessary teaching experience through the of a cooperating teacher. Students will learn real-life teaching experience through a variety of teaching methods which incorporates the use of technology as well as the use of hands on laboratory experiences.

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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus

Do you prefer equations and theorems to novels and papers? If numeric puzzles, problem solving and definite answers make you unexplainably happy, you’re definitely “a math person.” But do you desire to pass along your knowledge to others rather than working in fields such as finance or business? 

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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus
  • TROY Online
  • Dothan Campus

As a social science education major, you’ll learn how to analyze and apply critical and creative thinking to societal issues. Your courses will also focus on the areas of technology and interdisciplinary perspectives that can be used to solve practical problems in today’s world. As you progress through your degree program, you’ll have opportunities to explore the disciplines of anthropology, geography, sociology, psychology, history, economics and political science. And through your deeper understanding of these subjects, you’ll also learn methodologies to teach middle school and high school students how to understand and contribute to society in meaningful ways.

This degree requires students to complete one semester of teaching internship at a junior or senior high school. this internship provides the student with necessary teaching experience through the of a cooperating teacher. Students will learn real-life teaching experience through a variety of teaching methods which incorporates the use of technology as well as the use of hands on laboratory experiences.

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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus

As a social science education major, you’ll learn how to analyze and apply critical and creative thinking to societal issues. Your courses will also focus on the areas of technology and interdisciplinary perspectives that can be used to solve practical problems in today’s world. As you progress through your degree program, you’ll have opportunities to explore the disciplines of anthropology, geography, sociology, psychology, history, economics and political science. And through your deeper understanding of these subjects, you’ll also learn methodologies to teach middle school and high school students how to understand and contribute to society in meaningful ways.

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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus
  • TROY Online
  • Dothan Campus

The graduate collaborative teacher education program at Troy University prepares teachers to meet the needs of students with disabilities in order for them to reach their full potential. Teachers with licensure and advanced degrees in special education are in high demand throughout Alabama, the Southeast and the United States. 

This degree requires students to complete one semester of teaching internship at a junior or senior high school. this internship provides the student with necessary teaching experience through the of a cooperating teacher. Students will learn real-life teaching experience through a variety of teaching methods which incorporates the use of technology as well as the use of hands on laboratory experiences.

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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus

The graduate collaborative teacher education program at Troy University prepares teachers to meet the needs of students with disabilities in order for them to reach their full potential. Teachers with licensure and advanced degrees in special education are in high demand throughout Alabama, the Southeast and the United States.

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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus
  • Dothan Campus


What Can You Do with a Degree in 6-12 Education?

Students with a graduate degree in Secondary Education can teach at both the high school and middle school level as well as become an instructional specialist/coach for a school system. Students are also able to teacher undergraduate courses in their discipline at many colleges.

Interested in Applying to a 6-12 Education Graduate Program? 

Whether advancing your teaching expertise or changing your current career path, TROY Education is a wonderful program that builds teachers who will mentor students to be the best possible citizens in a global society. 

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