|prepares you for teaching in grades 4-8. PK-4 majors can also complete a dual certification program with
Special Education. Students interested may also pursue a minor in reading. Each of the latter programs require additional time and credits to complete. Our graduate program offers Master’s degrees in
Curriculum and Instruction with several different level options as well as a
Master’s in Reading which prepares teachers to become Reading Specialists in schools.
Regardless of what program you choose or what level you choose to study at, please know that our faculty has a wide range of interest and focus areas as well as in-depth preparation in their subjects. They are passionate about not only their teaching areas but also about assisting students in meeting their educational goals. Our faculty has involved students in writing for publication, engaging in student-faculty research, introducing them to presenting at conferences as well as involving them in many different educational outreach programs and student clubs.
Please feel free to contact the department office if you have any questions.
Chair of Department of Teacher Education