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 6 and fulfills the requirements for Elementary Education (K-6) 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
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:
- Curriculum & Instruction
- Educational Leadership
- School Counselor CURRENTLY ON ADMINISTRATIVE HOLD
- Special Education
Designed for the educator who currently holds an appropriate master’s degree and who wishes to become certifiable as a school principal, a post-master’s certification program is available within the Educational Leadership program.
Contact Educator Preparation
Location and Hours
Rhodes Hall, S111.
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
To learn more about Educator Preparation Programs at Keene State College, please contact the Educator Preparation Office or the Department Chair for a particular program.
Educator Preparation Office
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435