Stellar reputation ——— For over 20 years, MSU has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education, according to U.S. News & World Report.
MORE EXPERIENCE ——— Unlike most places, MSU helps students grow as teaching interns for a full school year. Spartan teachers stand out because they have already proven themselves in the classroom.
Driven by Research ——— Faculty members conduct and publish cutting-edge research (that students can assist with). Currently, MSU is home to the top journal in the field, the Journal of Teacher Education.
Schools Hire Spartans
Every year, 200 or more schools and districts from across the nation come to MSU to recruit our graduates. Hear why they put Spartans at the top of their list.
[MSU graduates] are not like new teachers … they are so prepared. They have a different level of maturity and confidence that just really stands out.
Superintendent, Brandon School District
Success in the Job Market _________
>94% ——— of our graduates get jobs in teaching
2.19 ——— Average number of job offers
The Full-year Internship
Spartan teachers experience the realities of an entire school year during the internship. They gradually take the lead in their classroom and receive support from mentor teachers and instructors while earning 12 graduate-level credits.
Teacher Preparation, By the Numbers _________
21 ——— Average Class Size
1,150+ ——— hours of field experience
>$500k ——— in annual scholarships
Specializing in Urban and Global Education ________
Global Cohort ——— Learn to teach with a global view and make an impact in today's culturally diverse classrooms.
Urban Cohort ——— Learn how you can promote success and social justice as a teacher who understands the needs of urban students.