Bethel's Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education is recognized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB). Students who successfully complete the certificate are eligible for the International Baccalaureate in Teaching and Learning granted directly by IB.
- Synthesize the International Baccalaureate’s philosophy, including its collaborative emphasis, with personal worldview and reflective work regarding educational experience to date.
Develop expertise in one of the IB programmes: PYP, MYP, and DP.
- Articulate the principles of learning that underpin curriculum design in the three programs of IB (PYP, MYP, and DP).
Analyze the curriculum and instructional designs of the PYP, MYP, and DP.
Describe the role of assessment and feedback in the three International Baccalaureate programs (PYP, MYP, and DP).
Appraise the assessment strategies emphasized in the PYP, MYP, and DP.
Articulate the teaching, learning activities, and student resources that support the PYP, MYP, and DP.
The IB certificate program in Teaching and Learning will consider applicants who:
- Meet the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School.
- Submit an official transcript (U.S. schools) or NACES or AICE evaluation (international schools) showing an earned baccalaureate or higher degree.
- Submit a copy of a national teaching qualification/license or submit proof of a minimum of three years full-time professional teaching experience in a government-approved/registered school.
Students who have not achieved the minimum GPA, grade standards, or other assessment criteria may still apply to be considered for provisional acceptance. See Admission Categories.
The required curriculum for the Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education comprises a 10 semester credit sequence of courses. This certificate can be earned while enrolled in the M.A. in Education K–12 program.
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Adult Professional Studies
College of Arts Sciences
- B.A. in Communication Arts and Literature Education 5-12 (English Education)
- B.A. in K-6 Elementary Education
- B.A. in Mathematics with Education 5-12 Licensure
- B.A. in Social Studies Education 5-12
- B.A. in Spanish Education K-12 (Licensure in World Languages: Spanish)
- B.A. in Special Education K-12 Academic Behavioral Strategist
- B.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) non-licensure
- B.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) K-12
- B.Mus.Ed. in Music Education
- Minor in Special Education
- Minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
- Academic Behavioral Strategist K-12 (ABS) License
- Add-On Teaching License
- Autism Spectrum Disorders B-21 (ASD) License
- Developmental Disabilities K-12 License
- Director of Special Education License
- Ed.D. Leadership in Higher Education
- Ed.D. Leadership in K-12 Administration
- Emotional/Behavioral Disorders K-12 (EBD) License
- K-12 Principal License
- M.A. in Education K-12
- M.A. in Special Education
- M.A. in Teaching
- Superintendent License
- Teacher Coordinator of Work-Based Learning License
- Teaching License