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K-12 Licensure Opportunities

The education program at Bethany prepares students to teach in a variety of settings with the belief that future teachers educated from a Christ-centered perspective will be better prepared to meet the needs of children in a multi-cultural society whether in public, private, or Lutheran schools. Bethany’s education program provides rigorous and research-grounded coursework that is student centered and immerses teacher candidates in real classroom teaching experiences.

Explore possible licensure programs to pair with your education major below.

K-12 Physical Education/Exercise Science

From the cadaver laboratory to designing and executing interactive team games, discover the potential for people to socialize, physically transform and reach their peak performance through physical activity.

5-12 Health Ed/ Exercise Science

Study the interpersonal, environmental, and self-concept characteristics that shape a healthy lifestyle and apply these concepts in advocacy and education settings. Strengthen your problem solving and conflict resolution abilities with practical applications within the community.

5-12 Communication + Literature

Learn to write with eloquence from the masters of literature and prepare yourself for publication in print and electronic media from teachers, full time authors, and Taylor Corporation Specialists.

5-12 Mathematics

Analyze abstract mathematical concepts, methods, and proofs while strengthening your analytical and presentation skills as an independent thinker.

K-12 Art

Choose your emphasis in two-dimensional or three-dimensional mediums while exploring sculpture, print design, animation, oil painting, graphics, drawing, and photography.

5-12 Social Studies

Gain expertise in the foundational subjects of citizenship, economics, geography, and history while learning to apply your knowledge towards current events.


Develop Coaching Abilities

Programs in exercise science and health and nutrition equip you for leadership in athletics. PHED306 Methods of Coaching provides an additional avenue for teaching skills of the game, building sportsmanship, and designing programs. Evaluate the practices of established master coaches and engage in hands-on experiences with local schools and internships in media relations, event planning, youth coaching, and a variety of other specialties. Hone your interview skills with school presidents, principals and superintendents.

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