Required credit hours
The number of credit hours required for the Master in Teaching degree varies with each emphasis and the exit option chosen:
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In addition to these total required hours, the student may need to complete additional pre-professional requirements and/or endorsement courses. For more information, please see the academic catalog.
All students are required to complete two competency-based endorsements of approximately 30 or more semester hours each. Students can only be recommended for certification in the field of their major and in fields in which state requirements for added endorsements are met. Course requirements may be satisfied by:
- Coursework completed with a 3.0 GPA or better at a regionally accredited, state-approved college or university;
- Approved waiver documentation for previous life and/or work experience; and/or
- Successfully passing the appropriate WEST-E or NES exam.
Saint Martin's has been authorized by the Washington Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) to offer teacher certificate competency-based endorsements.
Coursework, internship and exit requirements
Below, find the pre-professional, core, certification core, elementary, secondary and exit option course requirements.