Teaching high school offers many pathways for those interested in specific content disciplines to share that love with young people. Mentoring young people and changing lives is what teachers do best.
The secondary education program at University of Providence prepares prospective secondary teachers to teach in a wide variety of teaching locales. Our candidates begin working in secondary schools as freshman and take courses that allow them to apply what they are learning directly to real-life secondary classrooms every year they are in college.
UP offers teaching majors in eight areas identified as high need teaching areas, where there has been an indication of a shortage of qualified teacher candidates.
Because, the Montana Office of Public Instruction requires that secondary education majors have a teachable major and minor in order to be licensed or an extended major, only specific majors and minors are defined as teachable by the state. Classes vary greatly with the different teachable majors, so speak with an education advisor as soon as possible for accurate class information.
Many of our graduates are heavily recruited by secondary schools around the region because they are well-rounded and highly motivated teachers who often have multiple endorsement areas and are willing to coach.
STEM teachers are among the highest need areas in teaching, and the secondary education program at the University of Providence offers teaching endorsements in many of those areas.
B.A. in Secondary Education
Plus the opportunity to double major in your content area.
“UP provided me an excellent education in secondary and special education through small classes and individualized instruction. The training I received provided me with the skills and necessary experience needed to start a career in teaching and education, both in the US and abroad.”