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Major: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods


Introduction

Teacher education and professional development programs at specific levels and methods prepare students to teach specific types of students, including adults; elementary, middle, and high school students; preschool and early education students; and others.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Montessori Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Levels & Methods, Other
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Waldorf/Steiner Teacher Education

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 73 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 5 graduates

Associates degree, 140 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 1302 graduates

Master degree**, 669 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Bemidji State University - Online Bemidji
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie
Hennepin Technical College - Online Brooklyn Park
Hibbing Community College Hibbing
Itasca Community College Grand Rapids
Mesabi Range College - Virginia Virginia
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State College Southeast - Online Red Wing
Minnesota State College Southeast - Red Wing Red Wing
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Wadena
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato - Online Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato-Edina Edina
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Granite Falls Granite Falls
Normandale Community College Bloomington
Pine Technical & Community College Pine City
Rainy River Community College International Falls
Ridgewater College - Hutchinson Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Online Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
South Central College - Faribault Fairbault
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
South Central College - Online North Mankato
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
St. Cloud Technical & Community College St. Cloud
Vermilion Community College Ely
Winona State University Winona
Winona State University - Online Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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