Master's with Initial Certification
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Overview of the MIC Program
The Master of Arts in Secondary Education with Initial Certification (MIC) at the University of Kentucky is an intensive one calendar-year program of 31 credit hours which leads to both a master's degree and initial teacher certification in Kentucky. The MIC may be pursued in one of five subject areas: Business/Marketing, English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies Education.
Ben Osborne reflects on his MIC experience (text)
How is the MIC Program structured?
The Master of Arts in Education MIC Program consists of 31 graduate hours:
The Common Core courses (13 credit hours):
The Subject Area courses
Elective Courses (9 hours):
What is the Common Core?
The Common Core, "Research and Reflection for Learning and Leading," translates to ten themes:
How time-consuming is the program?
In the fall, the coursework melds of the Common Core with a parallel emphasis on subject area pedagogy, along with a regular opportunity to observe and apply what is being studied, ensuring that all MIC students have an opportunity to learn to apply theory in practical situations. In the spring, the emphasis shifts to the application of subject matter-specific skills along with opportunities to examine Common Core themes in the context of the field-experience. The program is very intensive; other employment is not recommended.
What does my application include?
Fill out MIC application packet
For more information about the MIC Program, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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updated 11-18-2013 by Tracey Snyder