Teacher Education

The Department of Teacher Education prepares exemplary, committed educators to serve in diverse communities. Our professors work closely as your mentors and guides as you grow professionally in the field of education. ACU faculty take great joy in empowering you as a life-long learner and guiding you to develop an identity as one who continuously expands your expertise through first-hand experience and personal reflection. At ACU, you will establish relationships with colleagues and industry influencers, forming a supportive community that enables personal growth and connection, and strives to reflect Christ.

The Department of Teacher Education prepares exemplary, committed educators to serve in diverse communities. Our professors work closely as your mentors and guides as you grow professionally in the field of education. ACU faculty take great joy in empowering you as a life-long learner and guiding you to develop an identity as one who continuously expands your expertise through first-hand experience and personal reflection. At ACU, you will establish relationships with colleagues and industry influencers, forming a supportive community that enables personal growth and connection, and strives to reflect Christ.

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All Undergraduate Degree Programs

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For students called to the ministry of teaching, Abilene Christian University offers undergraduate education majors that prepare you to teach in settings from early childhood through elementary, middle and high school. We also have programs to prepare you to become licensed to teach special education and all-level subjects such as music, theatre, art and Spanish.

All Master’s Degree Programs

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The Department of Education offers a Master of Education in Teaching and Learning with an initial certification track. Undergraduate students at Abilene Christian University can participate in the 4+1 program by beginning your master’s coursework while you are finishing your bachelor’s degree and complete your master’s degree and apply for teacher certification with just one additional year of courses.

Online Master’s Degrees

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ACU’s online programs equip you to handle the growing diversity of today’s classrooms in primary, secondary and collegiate settings. Combine faith-based principles and experiential learning that leads to a well-rounded understanding of the educational system.