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Initial Teacher Education Licensure Programs (Undergraduate)

The C&T Department offers teacher education undergraduate programs in the following areas:
Unified Early Childhood (birth-3rd grade)
Elementary (K-6th)
Middle-level (5-8th): Mathematics, Science
Secondary (6-12th): English, Social Studies
All levels: Foreign Languages

Graduate-Level Initial Licensure Programs (GLP)

The C&T Department offers graduate licensure programs in the following areas:
Middle-level (5-8th): Mathematics, Science
Secondary-level (6-12th): Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, Mathematics, Physics
All levels: Foreign Languages (7 options)

Graduate Options for Added Endorsements

Licensed teachers may earn an endorsement in an additional teaching area by completing department coursework and a field-based practicum. Graduate endorsements are available in the following areas:

Curriculum & Instruction

Master's and doctoral degrees are offered in Curriculum and Instruction. Students may select an emphasis in: Curriculum Studies, Economics Education, Foreign Language Education,  Language Arts/English Education, Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, or English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).
Graduate Degrees in Curriculum and Instruction


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PPST (Praxis) Exam Notice

 Note: Effective 2/27/14, the PPST is no longer an admissions requirement for any initial licensure programs at KU.

Courses

A complete listing of courses in the Curriculum and Teaching department

Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award