K-6 Social Science (Social Studies) - Certificate Program at Upper Iowa University - Des Moines Center
Learners may prepare for a teaching license with an elementary classroom endorsement K-8 by completing an elementary education major and a specific area endorsement. Learners may prepare for secondary classroom endorsement (grades 5-12) in a specific subject area by completing the and required content area courses as listed in Upper Iowa's approved programs that are on file with the Iowa Department of Education. Those who hold certification to teach may also add an additional endorsement or endorsements at the K-8 and 5-12 levels. Contact the Teacher Education Coordinator for the specific requirements of the K-8 and 5-12 endorsements and learn the requirements for obtaining licensure to teach additional grade levels or subject matter.