Transition to Teaching Program (Secondary)

The purpose of the Transition to Teaching (T2T) Secondary Education Program is to provide a pathway for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in a non-education field and want to use their content-area expertise to become secondary level teachers (grades 5-12).

Upon successfully completing the program and passing the required licensing examinations, completers will be eligible to apply to the Indiana Department of Education for a content-specific teaching license.

The T2T Program at Franklin College is a non-degree program. The expectation is that the majority of those pursuing initial teacher licensure in the T2T program will be Franklin College graduates. However, the program is open to anyone meeting the enrollment requirements, including non-traditional students, those seeking to change careers, and those desiring to professionalize an emergency permit.

After the successful completion of the required coursework, a full-semester student teaching experience is offered in the following areas: art (fine arts), business, chemistry, English/language arts, French, social studies-government and citizenship, social studies-historical perspectives, journalism, life sciences (biology), mathematics, music (instrumental), music (vocal), physical education, Spanish. This program is 18 preparation hours and is to be completed within two calendar years.

Program Eligibility 

Applicants seeking full admission to the program must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the subject area that the individual intends to teach with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the subject area or related field in which the person wants to teach
  • Both a baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the subject area that the individual intends to teach with a grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 point scale, and five (5) years of professional experience
  • Both a baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution and proof of passing state approved content area examination(s) in the subject area

Transition to Teaching Course Fee Information 2021-2022

Non-Franklin College Graduate

Individual Courses, excluding EDUT 489-Student Teaching, $475 per credit hour

  • EDUT 124 (2 credit hours)
  • EDUT 222 (2 credit hours)
  • EDUT 225 (2 credit hours)
  • EDUT 328 (4 credit hours)
  • EDUT 422 (2 credit hours)
  • EDUT 457 (3 credit hours)

EDUT 489-Student Teaching (3 credit hours). . . . . $1425

Franklin College Graduate

Individual Courses, excluding EDUT 489-Student Teaching, $420 per credit hour

  • EDUT 124 (2 credit hours)
  • EDUT 222 (2 credit hours)
  • EDUT 225 (2 credit hours)
  • EDUT 328 (4 credit hours)
  • EDUT 422 (2 credit hours)
  • EDUT 457 (3 credit hours)

EDUT 489- Student Teaching (3 credit hours) . . . . . $1260

For information regarding on-campus housing eligibility, availability and fees, contact Franklin College Office of Residence Life, 317.738.8080.

More Information

For more information, please contact:
Cindy Prather
Director of Teacher Education
cprather@FranklinCollege.edu