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Teacher Education Programs

It takes a well-trained teacher to make a positive impact on students.

Looking for the knowledge and expertise that will build the foundation for a fulfilling career? Teacher education is your place to start.

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Early Childhood Minor

Develop the knowledge and skills related to child development, curriculum design, child guidance, professional ethics, and collaboration with families by pursuing this minor. You’ll work with children ages birth through six in early childhood settings that do not require an Indiana teaching license.

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Program Highlights

Content
  • A program accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • A rigorous curriculum
  • Student-teaching opportunities beyond northeast Indiana
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree

Accreditation

Our education programs are accredited through CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation). We are nationally recognized as a high-quality program through the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

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Scholarships

 

Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Next stop: a successful future.
  • Coach
  • Curriculum Designer
  • Educator (Informal)
  • Interventionist
  • School Administrator
  • School Counselor
  • School Librarian
  • Teacher