Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
Undergraduate Educator Preparation programs at KSC focus on an understanding of the teaching profession, the diversity of learners, and effective teaching practices, with supervised pre-professional experiences. These programs lead to a recommendation for endorsement for NH certification to the New Hampshire Department of Education.
Keene State College also offers post-baccalaureate, master’s and post-master’s programs allowing you to become a teacher, advanced special educator, master teacher, school counselor, or principal. These programs lead to certification or advanced degrees in Education.
There are 6 undergraduate educator preparation programs at Keene State College which lead to recommendation for endorsement for NH certification to the New Hampshire Department of Education:
- Early Childhood Development
- Elementary Education
- Secondary Education
- Physical Education Teacher Certification
- Music Education
- Dance Education (Dual degree with Elementary or Early Childhood)
This program includes a multidisciplinary understanding of children from infancy through third grade and fulfills the requirements for Birth through Age Eight teacher certification. More
This program includes a multidisciplinary understanding of children from kindergarten through grade 8 and fulfills the requirements for Elementary Education (K-8) teacher certification. More
These programs prepare students to teach a specific subject or discipline, and fulfill the requirements for middle or high school certification :
- English Language Arts
- Modern Languages: French, Spanish
- Social Studies: History, Geography
K – 12
These programs prepare students to teach a specific subject or discipline from kindergarten through grade 12, and fulfill the requirements for K-12 certification:
Graduate Educator Preparation Programs
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification
The Post-Baccalaureate teacher certification program is designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor’s degree and are seeking teacher certification. More
Graduate Educator Certification
This program is designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor’s degree and seek certification in General Special Education (K-12). More
Master of Education
The KSC programs of Graduate Study in Education are designed for the educator who seeks new knowledge, skills,or additional certification. Master of Education programs include:
Designed for the educator who currently holds an appropriate master’s degree and who wishes to become certifiable as a school principal or school counselor, post-master’s certification programs are available within the Educational Leadership and School Counselor programs.
Contact Educator Preparation
To learn more about Educator Preparation Programs at Keene State College, please contact the KSC Admissions Office or the Department Chairperson for a particular program.
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435