Become a Teacher
Our teacher education programs prepare you to be an expert in your field and an effective teacher. The program length varies depending on the subject area you are interested in teaching. Explore the field of teaching and find out more about U of M programs at teach.umn.edu.
Undergraduate majors in CEHD leading to a bachelor's degree and path to our graduate-level teaching licensure programs:
- Early childhood education foundations
- Elementary education foundations
- Kinesiology pre-physical education teaching
Undergraduate major in CEHD that leads to a bachelor's degree and teaching license:
CEHD also offers graduate level K-12 and secondary school licenses in:
- English as a Second Language
- Physical education
- Second Languages Education
- Social studies
DirecTrack to Teaching is a pre-teaching program for current U of M students interested in teaching secondary or K-12 subjects:
The DirecTrack to Teaching program helps you explore teaching with service-learning courses in classrooms and opportunities to connect with other students who are interested in teaching. DirecTrack to Teaching is for students interested in teaching: art, English, English as a Second Language, math, science, social studies, special education (early childhood and deaf/hard of hearing only) and world languages.