Links to the Left and Up A great deal of information about the department, its undergraduate and graduate programs, is available through the links at the left or above.

Contacts to the Left Contact information for the undergraduate advising center and the graduate program office can be found below the links or at the bottom of this page. We would be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

Are you interested in becoming a teacher?

At the MSU Department of Education, we offer a number of different paths to becoming a teacher. Watch the videos below to learn more from our department head and a recent graduate about the experience we offer. Then visit our undergraduate curriculum page to learn more about the different subject areas in which we offer licensure programs. If you already have a bachelor's degree, visit to learn about our intake process for post-baccalaureate students interested in obtaining their initial teaching license.

Welcome from a recent graduate


If you hold a Bachelor’s degree in a teachable major, have Licensure and have 3 or more years of teaching experience, you may apply to our Curriculum and Instruction Masters Program. We offer three options for people interested in the following fields: Professional Educator, Technology Education, or Educational Researcher.
Click here to learn more.

If you wish to teach at higher education institutions, you will need to earn both Bachelor and Master degrees from the department of your content of expertise to become an adjunct professor. To become a professor you will need a subsequent Ph.D. from the same department. Please contact the department of your expertise for more information.