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Welcome to the Department of Teaching, Leadership, and Counseling!

Are you interested in becoming a certified teacher? Are you interested in counseling, educational technology, or adult learning and development? If so, we offer undergraduate and graduate programs leading to certification and licensure:

Undergraduate Programs Alternate Certification (M.A.T. and practitioner)
Master of Arts (M.A.) Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)      Add-On Certifications


NEWS FROM THE DEPARTMENT

NEW CTTIE-1 ENDORSEMENT WORKSHOP - SUMMER 2016 (July 5-26, 2016) and FALL 2016 (August 22-September 16, 2016)

Earn your CTTIE-1 endorsement in only three weeks!

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Let us know you're interested.

NEW SPECIAL ED INTEGRATED TO MERGED PROGRAM

New integrated to merged special education program now available. Four semesters. 100% online. No GRE.

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Request more information here.

LEVERAGING SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS IN HIGHER EDUCATION WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY

Marialice BFX Curran, educator and digital citizenship advocate, will deliver two workshops for faculty on social media in higher education.

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RSVP for a session here.

 
 

GRE EXEMPTION FOR ADD-ON CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Add-on certification coursework no longer requires the GRE!

Apply today!



USE YOUR PRAXIS II CONTENT SCORES RATHER THAN GRE FOR ALL MASTER OF EDUCATION (M.ED) AND MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING (MAT) DEGREES

Apply today!

 

 

NSU GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS RANKED 5TH NATIONALLY

Grad School Hub lists NSU's graduate programs in education in the top 10 in the U.S.

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U.S. DOE AND NSU PARTNER FOR TEACH GRANT

High-need area majors may be eligible for awards.

The U.S. Department of Education and NSU have partnered to offer the TEACH grant to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in high need areas of education.

The requirements for applying to this program are available here.

  

Northwestern State University was established in 1884 as a Louisiana State Normal School for the preparation of teachers. NSU's legacy as a destination for training exceptional educators continues today.