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Teacher Certification

Spanish/Secondary Education

Students may combine the Spanish linguistics option with a second major in foreign language education to earn teacher certification. Students must take the California Achievement Test to become eligible for admission to the College of Education. Information and Declaration of Major Forms can be found in room 1210 of the Benjamin Building. A graduate program in education for teacher certification is available to students who receive a B.A. in Spanish from our department.

The foreign language education program offers a Bachelor of Arts degree for students seeking certification to teach Spanish in grades 7-12. Completion of the content area courses in the foreign language area, in conjunction with the professional education courses and field experiences, results in the awarding of a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a double major in foreign language education and Spanish.

For further information visit the program page for the M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction World Languages Education Specialization (UMD College of Education)