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Gordon College’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program is one of only 15 in the U.S. to earn an A+ by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) for its strong commitment to evidence-based reading instruction—an approach used in all of Gordon’s undergraduate and graduate education programs. Read more ➔
Close Personal Attention As We've Had For Over 130 Years
Founded as a school for training church leaders and missionaries in 1889, Gordon College has been committed to preparing outstanding teachers for work around the world from its very first day. Today, with so many different teacher licenses and certifications that can be earned Dr. Janet Arndt, Director of Graduate Education and Licensure, advises students throughout their practicum for licensure to match their skill set and strengths in teaching.
The teaching profession is one of the most sought after careers for professionals looking to make a change. Learn more about making a career change:
To meet the needs of people who want to become teachers and help current education professionals deepen their practice and advance their careers, Gordon College offers the following degrees:
*There are 22.5 PDPs awarded for each credit earned at the graduate level.
“Gordon College's graduate education program is unlike other adult learning environments because of the dedicated and knowledgeable professors. They truly promote excellence in education as they work diligently to meet the needs of the adult learner and equip today's educators with the tools to be successful in their field. The professors are passionate about their field which promotes excellence from their students.
As a result of the Gordon graduate education program, I enter my classroom confident in my understanding of current theory and practice in reading, empowered to improve my literacy instruction, and knowledgeable on how to meet the individual needs of my students.”
Elizabeth Scottron, Master's in Reading