Pathways to Teaching Program

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The Pathways to Teaching Program is a specifically designed program which allows an individual who has already obtained at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university to earn Texas teacher certification. Once certification is complete, the individual may add an ESL Supplemental or Special Education Supplemental teacher certification. An individual may choose to pursue only teacher certification or certification and a master's degree.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Complete the Graduate Admissions Application as a Post-Baccalaureate Applicant
  • Non-refundable $25 application fee
  • A conferred bachelor's or masters degree
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose (typewritten) stating
    • Describe your main academic interests, academic strengths, and academic limitations at this time. 
    • Which certificate you would like to earn and why you selected that program
    • Why you have chosen to attend Dallas Baptist University
    • What you personally hope to accomplish during this program
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in previous coursework. In some instances it is possible for an individual to take prerequisite courses to raise a low GPA.
  • Current professional resume
  • Evidence of sound moral character and compatibility with DBU's mission
  • THEA requirements: 260 on Reading, 240 on Math, 240 on Writing

CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE

EC-6 (Early childhood through sixth grade)

Grades 4-8

English Language Arts and Reading

Mathematics

Science

Grades 7-12

Communication

English Language Arts and Reading

History

Life Sciences

Mathematics

Science

Grades 8-12

          Computer Science

EC-12

Music

Physical Education

An ESL or Special Education Supplement may be added to any of these certifications.

 

Pre-Admission Content Test (PACT) Information

Post-baccalaureate individuals seeking Texas teaching certification who have not yet enrolled in DBU’s Pathways to Teaching Certification Program have the opportunity to take the state Pre-Admission Content Test (PACT) to demonstrate subject area content proficiency.  Successful test results on the PACT may be substituted for the required 18-24 hours of subject related content courses in the Pathways to Teaching Certification plan. 

Please contact Dr. Carolyn Spain at 214-333-5217 for additional information regarding the PACT procedure, acceptance into the Pathways to Teaching Certification program, and specific course requirements.

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College of Education Graduate Portfolio

Graduation Information

Master's Degrees

& Programs:

Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Management
M.Ed. in Bilingual Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in School Counseling
M.Ed. in Special Education
M.A. in Sport Management
M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Communication
M.A. in Counseling
Master of Liberal Arts
Master of Professional Development

Master's Degrees and Programs available through the Graduate School of Ministry:

M.A. Children's Ministry
M.A. in Christian Education
M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Family Ministry
M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Worship Leadership

Master's Degrees and Programs available through the Gary Cook School of Leadership:

M.Ed. in Higher Education

M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Counseling
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Children's Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Children's Ministry / Master of Liberal Arts
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Counseling
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Christian Education / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Communication
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Christian Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Communication / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Communication / M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. in Communication / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Communication / M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Communication / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Global Leadership / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.B.A.
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Teaching / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Theological Studies / M.A. in Worship Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in School Counseling
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in Special Education
M.Ed. in Higher Education / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language / M.Ed. in Special Education
 

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214.333.5217

Contact the Office of Graduate Programs:
214.333.5242
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1.800.460.1328

 
 

 

 
 
 
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