Concentrations

Candidates admitted to the Teacher Education department may complete concentrations for endorsements in the following areas:

  • Middle School Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Reading

Licensures

Dickinson State University has teacher education programs leading to three basic licensures:

  • Elementary Licensure (Grades 1-6) entitles the holder to teach in the regular elementary classroom for grades one through six.
  • Secondary Licensure (Grades 7-12) entitles the holder to teach in the major area in secondary classrooms for grades seven through twelve.
  • K-12 Licensure entitles the holder to teach in the restricted areas (i.e. art, P.E., music) in all grade levels.

These licenses can be attained through one of the following majors: