Teach the next generation. Eastern Kentucky University prepares highly qualified high school teachers, and our secondary education programs are nationally accredited. Earn an in-demand academic degree in your preferred major with teacher education courses. Start your path to a meaningful career in the classroom.

Degree Concentrations

Art and Design – Teaching Option
Biology – Teaching Option
Career and Technical Education – Agriculture
Career and Technical Education – Technical Education
Chemistry – Teaching Option
Earth Science/Teaching – Teaching Option
English – Teaching Option
English + Social Studies Dual Certification (8-12)
Family and Consumer Sciences (5-12)
General Business – Teaching Option
History – Teaching Option
Mathematics – Teaching Option
Music – Teaching Option
Physics and Pre-Engineering – Teaching Option
Spanish Studies – Teaching Option

Admissions Requirements

After admission to EKU and completion of at least 30 hours of undergraduate classes, students must apply for admission to the Professional Education Program (typically in the sophomore year). All students meeting the requirements for admission to the Professional Education Program will be admitted.  Applicants must have a 2.75 GPA and meet other requirements outlined at Professional Education Services Admissions.

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Visit Student Scholarships for a full list of scholarships for EKU’s College of Education and Applied Human Sciences.


Dr. Maria Manning