Montana State University

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About the Department of Education

 

afterschoolpartnershipLocated in Reid Hall on the Montana State University campus, the Department of Education offers three program areas: Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Leadership, and Adult & Higher Education. As the undergraduate teacher education unit, Curriculum & Instruction provides programs in elementary education and secondary education.

Curriculum & Instruction also offers a masters degree program for advanced professional development for practicing teachers and other education professionals, and a doctoral program (Ed.D.) for those preparing to teach in education departments at the university level.



wetlandsfestivalThe Educational Leadership program offers a masters level certification and degree program for the principalship, and a doctoral level certification program (Ed.D.) to prepare individuals for the superintendency.

The program in Adult and Higher Education offers Masters and Doctoral level programs for those seeking careers in Higher Education or other post-secondary educational venues.

lidiatechedMission Statement

The mission of the Department of Education is to prepare highly qualified professional educators and administrators through exemplary campus and distance based programs and field placements in quality public and private schools. In addition, the department contributes to the State of Montana and the nation through the faculty's active research and outreach efforts.

 

studentteacherAbout the Teacher Education Program

Teacher education is situated within the unit of Curriculum & Instruction (C&I) of the Department of Education, which is resident in the College of Education, Health & Human Development. The pre-service and in-service teacher education programs in the Department of Education have been designed to provide a rich, balanced education, firmly grounded intheliberal arts and contextualized in professional preparation coursework based on current educational theory and praxis. In addition to the coursework of the Department’s pre-service teacher education programs are the field experiences, which are carefully structured, graduated, and supervised.
waterton and studentsThe integration of these two learning experiencesallowsstudentsto develop and demonstrate the breadth of knowledge, competencies and professional commitment thatempowers themto contribute and to lead in a dynamic professional environment upon graduation.

 


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Undergraduate Programs

Department of Education
Montana State University
250 Reid Hall
P.O. Box 172880
Bozeman, MT 59717-2880

Telephone and Fax
Telephone: (406) 994-3120
Fax: (406) 994-3261
Email
E-mail: education@montana.edu

graduate familyGraduate Programs

Department of Education, Graduate Programs
Montana State University
215 Reid Hall
P.O. Box 172880
Bozeman, MT 59717-2880

Telephone and Fax
Telephone: (406) 994-6786
Fax: (406) 994-1857
Email
E-mail: edgrad@montana.edu