English Education at JBU

Become an inspiring educator

At JBU, we know that your desire to help others learn and grow comes from God. In the English education major, you will review and master literature, grammar, and composition and learn to successfully teach at a secondary education level. With model classrooms and exposure to real classrooms starting in your very first semester, you will graduate well-prepared to teach in a public or private school classroom.

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What to expect as an English Education student at JBU

Experience a Clinical-Style Education

Students observe and teach alongside professionals, achieving confidence in classroom management and lesson planning before they have their own classrooms.

Practice On-Campus

JBU’s English Ed program combines the rigor of the education program with the breadth of the English curriculum. JBU not only develops students into great teachers, but also into experts in their field of study.

Get More Teaching Time

JBU students teach almost double the amount of time of other student teaching programs. Mentor teachers know that JBU students’ education has prepared them to handle their classroom.

License Transfer

JBU’s program is accredited in such a way that allows students to transfer their teaching licenses easily across states.

Teach Abroad for Credit

JBU students study teaching as a mission and integrate faith, learning, and teaching during summer study abroad trips in Uganda or Lithuania teaching English for college credit.

What could you do with an English Education degree?

Teach Overseas

Many international and missionary-based schools look for qualified teachers to serve.

Work in Private or Public Schools

Educational institutions are always seeking quality teachers.

Graduate School

Many graduates choose to pursue a degree in higher education to teach collegiate coursework in education.

Education Administrator

These professionals oversee the daily aspect of child care centers, preschools or other schools. Typically, this position requires an advanced degree.

Missions Work

Many missionary families are looking for qualified educational professionals to help them with homeschooling.

Prepare for a successful career and a life of purpose

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