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EOU offers the Undergraduate Elementary Education program, which results in a Bachelor’s degree and teacher licensure at the elementary level.
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.
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.
EOU offers a graduate online Curriculum Leadership certificate intended for teachers who want to develop skills to provide effective curriculum leadership.
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.
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.
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.
Students in Eastern Oregon University’s College of Education can major in Special Education, putting them on track to graduate with a state-approved license and go directly into classrooms where their expertise is in high demand.
Eastern Oregon University offers teachers who possess a teaching license the opportunity to pursue their Special Education endorsement.
EOU offers the only Trauma in Educational Communities licensure experimental specialization in the state of Oregon.
For teachers who already hold a license, Eastern Oregon University offers courses of study that may lead to an additional endorsement and specialization.
Eastern Oregon offers certificates as an option for stand alone professional development.
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.
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.
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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).
Eastern Oregon University is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Eastern Oregon University is working toward accreditation of its educator preparation programs under the AAQEP standards with an anticipated Quality Assurance Review in spring 2021.
Call for Third-Party Comment
Submission Deadline: April 26, 2021
On May 24-25, Eastern Oregon University will host an accreditation visit by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). In preparation for the visit, the AAQEP Quality Review Team is soliciting public comment about the quality of educator preparation provided by Eastern Oregon University. All comments must be submitted by April 26, 2021 through the AAQEP website: Submit Comment
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Eastern Oregon University
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