Teacher Education Pathways
With high demand for teachers nationwide, it’s an excellent time to start your education career. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics estimates that we'll need 69 million new teachers by 2030 to meet global education goals. At Western Michigan University, we understand this demand and are making it easier than ever before for students to earn their initial teacher certifications and expand their knowledge base through both traditional and fast-track programming.
Initial teacher certification pathways:
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Already certified to teach and looking to advance your career? View our advanced degrees.