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Undergraduate Elementary Education

EOU offers the Undergraduate Elementary Education program, which results in a Bachelor’s degree and teacher licensure at the elementary level.

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Master of Arts in Teaching

The MAT Program is a graduate teacher preparation program designed to help students obtain Preliminary Oregon Licensure in either an Elementary-Multiple Subjects or Secondary-Single Subject Area(s) and to enable students to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree.

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Master of Science in Education Degree Program

The Master of Science degree (MS) is intended to provide the student with a strong graduate-level course of study related to the field of education.

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English for Speakers of Other Languages

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is available at a graduate or undergraduate level and can be taken in conjunction with the Undergraduate Elementary Education program, or the MS in Education. It can also be completed separately, at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

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Early Childhood Education

Eastern Oregon University and the College of Education offer a non-licensure major in Early Childhood Education. The Early Childhood Education major is offered completely online and can be completed in as little as two years.

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Graduate Reading Endorsement

EOU offers an online Literacy program at the graduate level. The program is available to licensed teachers who wish to add an endorsement to their license.

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Special Educator Endorsement

Eastern Oregon University offers teachers who possess a teaching license the opportunity to pursue their Special Education endorsement.

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Other program opportunities

For teachers who already hold a license, Eastern Oregon University offers courses of study that may lead to an additional endorsement.Teaching License Endorsements
Eastern Oregon University is offering courses for Career and Technical Education (CTE) instructors that meet the requirements of the Teacher Standards and Practices Oregon Administrative Rules for individuals who hold the CTE I license.Career and Technical Education
The Certificate and Associate of Arts (AA) in Education degrees are one and two-year programs, respectively, that are valuable for those seeking employment as educational assistants in K-12 education or for those working in early childhood settings.Certificate or Associate of Arts in Education


Accredited Education Programs: Committing to quality standards and practices to ensure that students are prepared to move our communities forward.

The College of Education undergraduate and Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Initial licensure as well as other licensure endorsements are accredited by Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).

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