Secondary Education

Master of Arts in Teaching Certification Program

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Program Overview

The Secondary Education Certification program is an intensive experience for the exceptional graduate student who has both academic preparation in the content area taught in the public schools and significant life experience. The program integrates course work and field experiences to meet Alaska and national teacher education standards. 

Student Outcomes

  • Excited about teaching and learning in K-12 classrooms

  • Committed to a life of thoughtful practice

  • Dedicated to working with all children, their families, and support personnel

  • Knowledgeable in the appropriate subject matter and skilled in how to teach it

  • Committed to the highest standards of professional ethics

Available concentrations

  • English/Language Arts       
  • Science 
  • Mathematics 
  • Social Studies
  • Physical Education (K-12)                                  
  • Music (K-12) 
  • World Languages (specific language)                        



For undergraduate advising, contact the School of Education Student Services at 907-786-4401 or

For graduate advising, contact the School of Education Graduate Studies Department at 907-786-4450.

Enrolled students can go to DegreeWorks to view degree progress 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Secondary Education Faculty

Name Title Program/Department UA Email Address Phone Office
Jonathan Bartels, Ph.D Associate Professor Secondary Education 907-786-1680 PSB 223D
Mike Mueller, Ph.D Professor Secondary Education 907-786-4429 PSB 223C


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