The BA in Education and Human Development in teaching and school leadership prepares you for a career as an educator and to earn one of many initial licensures. Our residency style preparation program offers you multiple and deep experiences in the schools starting in Freshman year that build toward a final, fulltime residency year in one of several districts with whom we partner. You’ll learn best practices from dedicated teachers, school administrators and award-winning faculty in residency programs perfected and proven over more than 25 years of ongoing work with partner schools. Deep preparation and community connections help our graduates stand out. They are recognized as among the most prepared in the nation to support diverse languages, cultures and abilities in schools. Towards the end of your program, you may opt to apply to our BA to MA program which will allow you to apply nine credits of your BA program to an MA.

Additional options exist for students pursuing majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences to also complete a secondary teaching license.  For more information, please email
CLAS Majors Who Can Pursue the Secondary Teaching License – English Literature, Political Science, History, Spanish, and French.