Academic Affairs

The Department of Teacher Education

Do you love to learn? Do you have a passion for helping others learn? Have you been inspired by great teachers in your life, and do you now want to make that sort of difference in someone else’s life? Perhaps you’ve always known you wanted to be a teacher. Maybe you're considering a teaching career for the first time. Whether you see yourself teaching toddlers or teenagers, discover how the Department of Teacher Education at Fort Hays State University is the perfect fit for you.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

The Department of Teacher Education offers a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Unified, Elementary Education and Secondary Education in addition to a number of minors, certificates, and workshops. To learn more about each program, click on the buttons below:

BS in Early Childhood Unified

BS in Elementary Education

BS in Secondary Education

Minors in TESP  &  ESOL

Certificates & Workshops

Teacher Education @ FHSU: Forward Thinking. World Ready.

Our faculty and staff believe that teachers hold the future in their hands. Educating young minds is one of the most meaningful careers out there; a career that is rapidly evolving every day. With a degree from our department, you will go beyond learning content, pedagogy and theory to applying that knowledge through real-world clinical experiences. The practical skills you acquire will prepare you for day-to-day teaching realities that you can't learn sitting in a desk or writing a paper.



Contact Us  •  Phone: (785) 628-4204  •  Rarick Hall 244Reasons to Consider FHSU:             95% job placement rate                           Affordable tuition                           Small classes and personal attention from faculty                           Focus on technology                           Clinical experience via internships and student teaching                           U.S. News & World Report ranking for quality of online education