Share your passion for the Spanish language and teach students in grades K-12.
B.A. in Modern Languages - Spanish Teaching Option (K-12)
The Spanish K-12 Teaching option at Montana State is specifically designed for students who wish to become licensed to teach Spanish to elementary, middle and high school students in kindergarten through grade 12. Spanish K-12 Teaching students are enrolled in a combination of Spanish language, Spanish literature and education coursework designed to prepare those students to thrive as teachers. Often, Spanish K-12 Teaching majors also obtain a teaching minor to strengthen their skills and reach more students within the classroom.
In addition to a teaching major, Spanish (K-12) is also available as a related teaching minor.
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Montana State students make the surrounding Yellowstone ecosystem their classroom, laboratory and playground.
Top Public University in Montana
According to the Forbes list of America's Top Colleges, Montana State is the No. 1 Public University in the state based on value, post-graduation salary and student experience.
At Montana State, undergraduates are offered hands-on experiences in labs, studios, teaching farms and in the surrounding wilderness.
Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.
Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio
Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.
Spanish Teaching students at Montana State University go into careers such as:
- Elementary School Teaching
- Middle School Teaching
- High School Teaching
- ESL Teaching
To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available , including self-assessment and working with career coaches.