Teacher Certifications – University of Bridgeport

Teacher Certification Programs

The University of Bridgeport provides educators with the opportunities for in-depth study of subject content, techniques and materials appropriate to contemporary classrooms within a structured framework of field concentration and professional development.

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Classes offered in Bridgeport and Waterbury

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At UB, you will enable students to advance their own education, while you impart the crucial fundamentals that inspire the lifelong pursuit of knowledge.

The University of Bridgeport offers a variety of certificate program options to pursue, each preparing students who have a strong content knowledge in these areas for successful teaching careers.

Middle school certification is offered through both our elementary and secondary programs. At UB, students complete at least 12 semester hours of pedagogy specific to middle school.

NEW! Computer Science Cross-Endorsement

University of Bridgeport’s School of Education is excited to launch a new Computer Science cross-endorsement program!

UB will be one of the first schools in Connecticut to offer this teaching certification.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity to expand your teaching credentials, please contact the Computer Science Cross-endorsement Coordinator, Sebert Brooks, at sebertb@bridgeport.edu.

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The University of Bridgeport’s School of Education trains more Connecticut teachers than any other school in the state

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