OPTION ONE: Students who graduated from the WilmU MEd Education Studies,
Elementary Program or MEd Education Studies, Secondary Program may return to Wilmington University, apply to the corresponding licensure and certification program, complete the following courses, and become eligible to apply for a Delaware Initial License and certification:
OPTION TWO: Students who graduated from the WilmU MEd Education Studies, Elementary or Secondary Program may return to Wilmington University and apply to the MEd Elementary Education Degree (for previous graduates of the MEd Education Studies Degree, Elementary), or the Master of Arts in Teaching Degree (for previous graduates of the MEd Education Studies Degree, Secondary) and complete the requirements for a Graduate Dual Degree.
This option is for those students who need to complete at least 15 additional credit hours to earn the second master’s degree – MEd Elementary Studies or MAT Secondary Education. As long as a student earns the minimum additional credits and the specific program requirements are met, the second degree can be completed and student financial aid may be used for the second degree. The Praxis II Content Area Assessment must be satisfied for Student Teaching/Teaching Internship.
OPTION THREE: Students holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education Studies or in any non-Education Major may apply for admission to the M.Ed. in Elementary Education, the M.Ed. in Special Education or the M.A. in Secondary Teaching. These are licensure programs which contribute to eligibility for Delaware licensure/certification. Passing scores for the appropriate Praxis II exams are required for all students seeking licensure and must be submitted when applying for the student teaching semester.
*Please note that non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid and may be directed to pursue a graduate degree.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.