- EDUC 503: Differentiated Instruction: Building on Student Diversity (3 cr.)
- EDUC 509: Psychological Foundations in Education (3 cr.)
- EDUC 564: Education of Students with Exceptionalities (3 cr.)
- EDUC 515: Internship – Semesters (4 cr.) I & II OR
- EDUC 450: Field Experience (4 cr.)
- EDUC 548C: Directed/Supervised Resident Teaching (6 cr.)
The University of Bridgeport offers career-oriented undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees and programs for people seeking personal and professional growth. The University promotes academic excellence, personal responsibility and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.
The University is independent and non-sectarian. It maintains its primary commitments and holds fast to its values. Academic programs are offered through thirteen schools, colleges and institutes. Concern for student development and support predominate.
A career-oriented focus in academic programs is complemented at the undergraduate level with a state-of-the-art core curriculum that helps students secure competencies for lifelong learning and knowledge about our world. The graduate, professional and health sciences programs offer career-oriented master’s and doctoral degrees.
Co-operative education opportunities, accelerated learning, commitment to teaching and a strong tradition of “students first” are a few of the reasons over 5,300 students are enrolled at the University. The School of Education’s shared values and beliefs for Educator Preparation is expressed by the following theme: The passionate, professional educator is knowledgeable about subject matter, committed to inquiry, and responsive to diversity.
The graduate-level teacher certification program is available at UB's Bridgeport and Waterbury campuses and is offered through the School of Education.
The School of Education offers programs leading to master’s degrees and sixth-year certificates in elementary education, secondary education, educational administration and supervision, and remedial reading, as well as certification in many subject areas and school administration. The School’s doctoral program focuses on the development of experienced leaders and practitioners in both the public and private sector.
The School of Education’s shared values and beliefs for educator preparation is expressed by the following theme: The passionate, professional educator is knowledgeable about subject matter, committed to inquiry, and responsive to diversity.
The underlying beliefs of the School of Education envision professionally qualified educators who are passionate about the craft of engaging and sustaining students in their learning. The educator’s commitment to subject matter and to applying state and national teaching and learning standards leads candidates by example and inspiration rather than through force or fear. We model an “ethic of caring” and ensure that the educator’s passion of caring for each student leads to trusting and respectful relationships in a successful learning environment.
Lauren Rousseau Memorial Scholarship (Elementary Education) is available each year.
The UB Internship offers a free Masters degree (33 credits) where candidates work full time within a school for 10 months in exchange for tuition remission. The UB Internship cost is $7,500 for the entire 15-month program, including student teaching.
- American Indian or Alaskan Native
- Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
- Two or more races