Secondary Education

Welcome Students and Visitors!

Hours: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm
Miller Hall 400
Phone: (360) 650-3327        Fax: (360) 650-7516

Department Chair, Bruce Larson, Miller Hall 402C

Department Manager, Janna Cecka, Miller Hall 401C

Department Coordinator, Christina Carlson, Miller Hall 401A

Prospective students are invited to attend a Teacher Education Admissions Information Session to learn more about teacher education programs, admission requirements, application steps, and Q & A time.

Program Updates

  • Beginning with fall 2015 admissions, applicants must have no more than 10 credits remaining in their endorsement coursework, or have special permission from the department.
  • Winter quarter application due date is September 1.

Programs Offered

Secondary Education offers two professional teacher preparation programs for those wishing to teach in middle and/or high school.  There are many options on academic subjects to teach- see the list of qualifying endorsements and additional endorsements.  The curriculum is a carefully sequenced professional, comprehensive program with a learning and field-focused experience.  Students who successfully complete Secondary Education programs are recommended for residency teacher certification in the state of Washington.

Undergraduate / Post-Baccalaureate Program (UGPB)

For undergraduate students who want to begin their teacher education program while completing their approved academic endorsable major, or those pursuing a BAE degree.

For post-baccalaureates to earn certification after completing an approved BA/BS academic endorsable major.

Master in Teaching (MIT)

For those wanting to earn cerification and a master's degree after completing an approved BA/BS academic endorsable major. Offered in Bellingham or at our Everett site.