Wayne State College prepares candidates for certification in Special Education-MMH, Early Childhood Education Unified, Elementary Education, Middle Grades Education, and Secondary Education, as well as other supplemental endorsements (see Teaching Programs in Undergraduate Studies section of General Information).
Undergraduate students preparing to teach in secondary schools must elect a field endorsement or two subject endorsements (except that students may graduate with a single subject endorsement in English Education) in addition to coursework in General Education and Professional Education.
Undergraduate students preparing to teach in early childhood education unified, the elementary grades, or middle grades must obtain the field endorsement in addition to the required General Education and Professional Education coursework.
Students preparing for K-12 endorsement in art, health and physical education, music, or special education-mildly/moderately handicapped must complete student teaching at both the elementary and secondary levels as well as the General Education and Professional Education requirements.
Undergraduate students preparing for endorsement in two subjects at different instructional levels, e.g. Physical Education K-6 and Biology 7-12, must also complete student teaching at both levels as well as the General Education and Professional Education requirements.