1. Skip to content

Major: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas


Introduction

Teacher education and professional development programs for specific subject areas prepare students to teach specific programs, like agriculture, business, reading, physics, and others, at various educational levels.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education
  • Earth Science Teacher Education
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Family & Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Latin Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Sales & Marketing Operations/Marketing & Distribution Teacher Education
  • School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Trade and Industrial 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, 66 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 7 graduates

Associates degree, 5 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 776 graduates

Master degree**, 375 graduates

Doctoral degree, 2 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
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Cambridge
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Itasca Community College Grand Rapids
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato - Online Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato-Edina Edina
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
Northland Community and Technical College - Thief River Falls Thief River Falls
Ridgewater College - Hutchinson Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall
Southwest Minnesota State University - Online Marshall
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
St. Cloud State University - Online 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.

 

Read more about our data.