The Department of Education has determined the following requirements for the granting of an initial Teacher's Certificate:
A 60 credit hour Education Program including the practicum (45 credit hours in Education coursework plus practicum), and a total of 168 credit hours from all university coursework.
Additional Requirements: an endorsement and major in Elementary Education require coursework in: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Art, and Music.
For Secondary Education, a major in a Teachable subject is required. (click here for list of "Teachables" as designated by the NB Department of Education.)