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Endorsements

Middle School Endorsement (ESPB-Approved)

The online Middle School Endorsement is satisfied by taking all four courses (ten semester hours) including 20 hours of applied experience.

Degree eligible endorsement

These degree eligible classes are approved for use toward the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board (ESPB) Middle School Endorsement.  These classes are graduate-level and may be eligible for use on a graduate program of study.  Check with your advisor to determine if they will apply to your program of study.

Course Number Title Delivery Medium Credits
EDUC Reading in the Content Area Online 2
EDUC Adolescent Development Online 3
EDUC Middle School Philosophy & Curriculum Online 2
EDUC Middle Level Teaching Methods Online 3
Professional development for teachers endorsement

These professional development for teachers classes are offered online and are approved for use toward the ESPB Middle School Endorsement. These EDUC 600 classes are graduate-level but are not eligible for use on a graduate program of study.

Course Number Title Delivery Medium Credits
EDUC 600 Reading in the Content Area Online 2
EDUC 600 Adolescent Development Online 3
EDUC 600 Middle School Philosophy and Curriculum Online 2
EDUC 600 Middle Level Teaching Methods Online 3

Child Development Association (CDA) Credential

The CDA is a nationally recognized credential that is focused on the application of good practice with young children. In response to the feedback and suggestions that the Council for Professional Recognition received from countless members of the national CDA community, they are proud to announce the arrival of CDA 2.0! Details coming soon.