Teacher Education

Teacher Education
Being a teacher is one of the most rewarding careers available. Our program prepares you for a journey of lifelong learning that you can instill in those you'll be educating. We focus on content knowledge and proficiency, strategies, communication skills and analytical skills.


Our Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree allows you to choose your own area of concentration based on your interests and your strengths:
  • EC-6 Generalist
  • 4-8 English, Language Arts & Reading
  • 4-8 Math
  • 4-8 Math/Science
  • 4-8 Composite Science
  • 4-8 Social Studies
  • 4-8 Generalist
  • EC-12 Special Education
  • EC-12 Music Ed
  • EC-12 ASL
  • EC-12 Art
  • EC-12 Spanish
  • EC-12 Kinesiology
  • EC-12 Family and Consumer Sciences
Secondary (High School):
  • To teach in secondary education requires a degree in the appropriate discipline. For degree certification requirements and degree plans, contact the major department, such as Math, English or History, etc.

Post-Bac Teacher Certification

Lamar University offers an alternative certification pathway for those individuals who hold an undergraduate degree and wish to become a certified teacher in the State of Texas. See our Post-Bac page for more information.


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