The Madonna University Elementary Teacher Preparation programs are approved by the Michigan Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The University recommends students for both Provisional (initial) certification and the Professional Education certificate, as well as additional endorsements to existing certificates.
Elementary teaching certificates may be earned in the following majors: General Science, Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Spanish. The Michigan Department of Education requests that we report on institutional test results for teacher certification candidates. Information may be obtained from the College of Education website or from the college advisors. Madonna University reserves the right to change program requirements to remain in compliance with changes in the State certification code.
Initial (Provisional) Teacher Certification Programs Students may complete requirements for either elementary provisional certification (K-8) or secondary provisional certification (6-12). Majors in Visual Arts Education or Music Education lead to K-12 endorsements on the basic teaching certificate.