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School of Education COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

For all Education students, undergraduate and graduate: The faculty are making adjustments now to courses and are putting processes in place to help support you through the remainder of the semester completely through remote, online or other alternative instructional means. All processes, including coursework and advising, will be available to you in ways that support you while you and faculty are working virtually. Look for additional notification concerning course adjustments, changes in advising, and other important processes over the following days.

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, completing the MDE Praxis Core exam or earning a 21 or higher composite ACT score, and maintaining an overall GPA of 2.75 or greater, students 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 September 2019 - DEO