Saint Martin's University STAR program

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Classes begin June 15, 2015.

Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday

Secondary Teacher Alternate Route

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The STAR program is an accelerated option for our teaching certificate program for middle and high school with an available optional Master's degree route. This program is designed for students who already hold an undergraduate degree and who have at least one year of professionally oriented work experience. The MIT program can easily added to the STAR program for those wishing to earn certification and a master's degree.

Those looking for a non-accelerated route or for an elementary program are encouraged to explore our MIT program or our post-baccalaureate teaching certification program.

Key Program Features

  • Relevant
    Gain the skills you need to fill the demand for middle school teachers, and graduate with real-life classroom experience.
  • Professional
    While taking courses, you will work in the classroom at a middle school or high school, with close supervision by your classroom mentor.
  • Affordable
    Special pricing and innovative delivery make the program very reasonable and a tremendous value.
  • Flexible
    Choose from a wide variety of available subject areas (endorsements).
  • Connected
    Build your professional network as you develop connections with counselors, professional agencies and school districts in the area.

The Office of Graduate Studies

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