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College of Education and Human Development
104 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Dr. S.E
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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The Best Teachers are Backed by Research

We want you to succeed from your first day in the classroom. That’s why our teacher education programs prepare you to be an expert in your field and an effective teacher. As a teacher licensure student at the University, you’ll be a part of:

Why are teacher preparation programs offered at the graduate level?

The University of Minnesota offers most of our teacher preparation programs at the graduate level because it affords you the opportunity to master your content knowledge through your undergraduate degree. Then, we can place you into real classrooms in ways that work best for you and our school partners, so that we create an optimal experience. Our teacher education students collaborate with co-teachers to design and deliver lessons, work one-on-one with struggling learners, and assess student learning.

This model supports not only teacher preparation, but also classroom experiences for the preK-12 learners. This model:

Our initial licensure areas:

Additional & administrative licenses

If you already hold a current Minnesota teaching license, you can add another focus area with our additional and specialty teaching licenses.

Interested in working in educational administration? Our administrative licensure program prepares future principals, superintendents, and directors of special education and community education.



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