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School of Education COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Autumn at The W

Beginning Your Journey

Education is one of the most rewarding fields of study. As an educator, you will touch many lives. You will not only encourage children to explore their dreams, but give them the tools to do so. Here at The W, we offer many routes for you to gain entry into this rewarding field.

Please note: All entering freshmen and transfer Education students will begin their major as Early Childhood Development. After completing Block 1 Education courses, students who have a 3.0 GPA on the most recent prior 60 credit hours OR who have earned a 21 or higher composite ACT score OR who have completed and passed the MDE Praxis Core exam may apply to become an Elementary Education major if interested.

 

Early Childhood Development

For prospective early childhood education leaders.

Early Childhood Development


Elementary Education

For prospective teachers interested in teaching at the K-8 level.

Elementary Education


Specialty Subject Areas - Grades K-12

For prospective teachers interested in a specialty area at the K-12 level.

Music Education Spanish Education Theatre Education


Secondary Education

Prospective teachers who wish to teach at the 7-12 grade levels will major in the area they wish to teach while taking the classes necessary for licensure through the Division. Areas of secondary education offered by The W include Biology, English, History, Mathematics, and Physical Science.

Secondary Education


Add-on Endorsements

Teachers and Prospective Teachers who wish to expand their skill set and receive certification in an additional area may complete add-on certifications.

Add-on Endorsements

 

*Updated July 2020 - SOE