Teacher Education

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The Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s (IB/M) Program in Teacher Education at the Neag School is a five-year, upper-division undergraduate program combined with a Master of Arts degree program. Graduates of the IB/M program receive a Bachelor of Science in education and a Master of Arts in curriculum and instruction or a Master of Arts in educational psychology (special education).

The Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG) is a full-time, one-year intensive master’s program that prepares college graduates to teach in a certification area. TCPCG is offered at UConn’s regional campuses in Avery Point, Greater Hartford, and Waterbury.

The 2019 U.S. News & World Report's national rankings for specialty programs in the Elementary Education category includes the Neag School’s program in this area, ranked at No. 16.

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Integrated Bachelor’s/ Master’s (IB/M) Teacher Education Program

  • Comprehensive Special Education (gr. K-12)
  • Elementary Education (gr. 1-6)
  • Music Education (gr. PK-12)
  • Secondary Education (gr. 7-12)
    • English
    • History/Social Studies
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • World Languages

Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG)

  • Agriculture Education (gr. K-12)
  • Comprehensive Special Education (gr. K-12)
  • Secondary Education (gr. 7-12)
    • English
    • History/Social Studies
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • World Languages