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Education Degrees & Majors

Elementary Education

Taylor University's elementary education program leads to a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree with a K-6 elementary generalist license approved by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) and accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). A subject matter concentration is required by the IDOE. This concentration can be met by a special education certification (mild intervention), TESOL license, junior high/middle school license in math, language arts, science or social studies, additional classes in a content area or an approved minor.

Educational Studies

The Education Department offers an Educational Studies major, which leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in education but does not lead to a teaching license. Employment opportunities include private schools, church-related schools, and youth-related ministries, and education-related opportunities in a variety of settings.

Secondary Education Degrees

Our secondary education programs lead to a Bachelor of Science degree and licensure in grades 5-12 approved by the Indiana Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). 

Note: The Social Studies Education students can be licensed in any of the following six content areas: economics, geographical perspectives, government and citizenship, psychology, sociology, and historical perspectives.

These secondary education programs at Taylor University lead to a Bachelor of Science degree and a licensure in grades P-12 programs approved by the Indiana Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

  • Art Education (.pdf)
  • Music Education (.pdf) - This program results in certification for either Instrumental/General P-12 or Choral/General P-12.

TESOL

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program, TESOL, at Taylor University is an additional licensure program for elementary educationsecondary education, and all-grade candidates (music, art, physical education) approved by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) and accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Upon completion of the program, candidates obtain two teaching licenses from the Indiana Department of Education: K-6 Elementary Education Generalist or a secondary content license or an all-grade content license, and a TESOL license. A TESOL minor or certificate is also available through the English Language Teaching department.