College of Education Certificates

Teacher Education - Certification Only Program (K-12 Content Areas and 7-12 Content Areas)

This academic certificate program provides an option for individuals who want to become teachers and who have baccalaureate degrees in K-12 or 7-12 content majors in which the South Dakota Board of Education certifies teachers. This certification-only program prepares prospective teachers with the necessary pedagogical knowledge and skills to succeed as K-12 or secondary teachers.

Read more about the course requirements for Teacher Education - Certification Only Program (K-12 Content Areas and 7-12 Content Areas) at DSU.

Cooperative Programs with South Dakota State University

Dakota State University and South Dakota State University have established cooperative programs for early childhood education majors from SDSU and elementary or elementary/special learning and behavioral problems education majors from DSU. Options allow students from these institutions to receive certification, additional endorsement programs, and even second degrees to meet various individual needs.
An explanation of all the options in the agreement and lists of requirements and courses is available in the College of Education office.

Last Updated: 2/27/12