The Secondary Education program offered by Saint Ambrose University prepares you to receive an initial license to teach grades 5-12 in Iowa agencies and schools. Our program is approved by the Iowa Department of Education and nationally accredited by the Council for Educator Preparation (CAEP), formerly the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.
Teacher education courses include child and adolescent development, history and philosophy of education, educational psychology, educational technology, language arts and reading, physical sciences, inclusion strategies, and testing methods.
You will also choose an area for a content endorsement as a second major, which can include biology; general business; chemistry; English; ESL; French; general science; German, American and world history; mathematics; Spanish; speech/communication/theatre; STEM; physics; reading; and middle school.
Our education graduates not only teach in classrooms but, with additional study, also are employed as school librarians, reading specialists, curriculum specialists, school administrators, and guidance counselors.
If you decide to continue your education, St. Ambrose offers a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Education in Educational Administration. The programs allow you to continue working with professors you have come to know, and know you, too.
- Content Reading
- English Composition
- Persuasive Writing
- Child and Adolescent Development
- The Pluralistic Classroom
- History and Philosophy of Education
- 48 months
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DisciplinesEducation Special Education Early Childhood Education View 825 other Bachelors in Early Childhood Education in United States
- To become an SAU Fighting Bee you need a cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.5 or above (on a 4.0 unweighted scale) from an accredited high school.
- St. Ambrose University has a test-optional* admissions process, but if you would like to submit scores, please make sure they are submitted either on high school transcript(s) or from the appropriate testing service. Send your test score(s) to St. Ambrose by using these codes, ACT: 1352, SAT: 6617.
International33290 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33290 USD per year during 48 months.
National33290 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33290 USD per year during 48 months.
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