Teachers seeking an educational planned program to renew their teaching certificate or add an additional endorsement may choose from a number of graduate and undergraduate programs at Madonna University.
The following graduate programs can be used for an educational planned program, some of which result in an additional endorsement:
Autism Spectrum Disorders (SV) K-12
Catholic School Leadership*
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education (ZS)
Educational Technology (NP)
Learning Disabilities (SM) K-12
Literacy Education (Reading Specialist) (BR) K-12
Teaching and Learning with Online Instruction Concentration
Teaching English as a Second Language (NP) K-12
*An Administrator Certificate is available to those who complete the M.S. in Educational Leadership or Catholic School Leadership.
With undergraduate coursework, endorsements can be added in the following subjects:
American Sign Language K-12
Communication Arts 6-12
Family and Consumer Sciences 6-12
Integrated Science Elementary 6-8
Integrated Science Secondary 6-12
Language Arts 6-8
Mathematics Elementary 6-8
Mathematics Secondary 6-12
Music Education K-12
Physical Education 6-12
Political Science 6-12
Social Studies 6-12
Speech Communication 6-12
Visual Arts Education K-12
Level Change: To add elementary certification (K-5) to a secondary certificate, the teacher must complete the Elementary Curriculum minor along with a methods course, an additional reading course, and 8 weeks of directed teaching. To add a secondary subject (6-12) to an elementary certificate may require additional coursework in the subject, along with a secondary methods course and directed teaching at the secondary level.
For all planned programs, the student must take a minimum of 12 s.h. at Madonna University in order for the University to make a recommendation to the Michigan Department of Education for an additional endorsement, renewal, Professional or Administrator certificate.
For additional information, contact Nora Baker, Certification Specialist 734-432-5647. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Professional Development for teachers is available through Madonna University’s Professional Development Program.