Become an effective educator
You'll take classes that emphasize the knowledge, skills, and competencies required for successful teaching in the 21st century classroom. Your studies will focus upon research-based, developmentally appropriate instructional practices. Field experiences are integrated with course work beginning in the freshman year.
You can specialize in early childhood, middle level or secondary education with a focus on social studies, science, mathematics, or English.
Early Childhood Education (ECE)
You'll earn an undergraduate degree that is centered on the education of preschool and elementary age children (pre-kindergarten through grade 4).
Special Education (PreK-12)
This new program will prepare you to teach students with disabilities in general education inclusive settings and in special education settings (pre-kindergarten through grade 12).
Elementary/Middle Level Education (English)
This program will prepare you for a career teaching English/language arts in grades 4 through 8.
Elementary/Middle Level Education (Social Studies)
This program will prepare you for a career teaching social studies in grades 4 through 8.
Elementary/Middle Level Education (Science)
This program will prepare you for a career teaching science in grades 4 through 8.
Elementary/Middle Level Education (Math)
This program will prepare you for a career teaching mathematics in grades 4 through 8.
Master of Education
This degree has specialized focus areas, as well as a five-year dual degree and certification program (Bachelor to Master).
Master of Arts in Teaching
This degree is designed for individuals who already have a bachelor's degree, but are looking for Secondary Education Licensure.
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The WU advantage
You'll have the opportunity to get in a classroom as soon as your freshman year. We provide countless chances to apply what you learn.
Strong educational content
As a student in the Department of Education, you'll learn classic theories of learning alongside modern pedagogical strategies.
You'll spend a semester in a local classroom where you will gain invaluable experience for your teaching career.
The Department of Education at Waynesburg University is accredited for its elementary, elementary/middle, and secondary education programs through the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).
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