Degree Description

Offered as a major and minor

Related Academic Programs
dual certification elementary education/special education, secondary education

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

Career Crossing

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:
  • teacher
  • special education teacher
  • school counselor
  • school librarian
  • curriculum development expert
  • educational administrator
  • community program director
And work at:
  • A public, private or charter school
  • S. Department of Education
  • State Department of Education
  • Museum
  • Library