Offered as a major and minor
Related Academic Programs
Education Major – teaching degrees
Those who can … teach! There is no nobler profession than being the shaper of young minds. Think of your favorite teachers as young tyke, and then emulate them as you prepare to teach grades 1-6 in the study of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Outside of the Classroom
Outside of Class
Internships and practicums are the order of the day for elementary education students.
Professional Development School (PDS) is a collaborative partnership with elementary, middle, and high schools, both public and Catholic, in the region. Technology as a tool to enhance student learning is encouraged, so jump on in, all you Millennials!
Resources for getting a teaching job
On-campus support services are available through The Curriculum Resource Center, The Center for Instructional Technology, The Education Computer Lab, and The SMART Classroom.
The Career Center sponsors an active “education season” each spring with many employers. Representatives from local counties and school systems visit campus to interview seniors looking for jobs.
Mount graduates with teaching degrees
After You Graduate
It goes without saying that you may find work as a:
special education teacher
curriculum development expert
community program director
And work at:
A public, private or charter school
S. Department of Education
State Department of Education