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School of Education

The Millikin Difference

Millikin’s School of Education combines real-world knowledge with innovative instructional design strategies. Our students benefit from a diverse network of internships that serve area communities.

A History of Effective Teachers, Strong Employment Prospects

Millikin University's mission is to deliver on the promise of education and prepare students for professional success, a democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value.  The mission of the School of Education is consistent with the university mission as we seek to create communities of learners and learning environments that demonstrate value of diversity, inclusion and active learning. Our programs are customizable so that each student's path is viewed as unique and individualized.  With an advisor, your program of study will be personalized to suit your interests and career goals.

  • ProspectiveStudents

    As a member of the School of Education at Millikin University, you will benefit from small class sizes, experience in the field beginning your first semester, co-teaching training, and continual opportunities for Performance Learning to apply learned skills.


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  • Programs of Study

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      Elementary Education

      Our program builds a high degree of confidence within our students, which converts into a high placement rate for our program and great opportunities for our graduates at the principal and superintendent levels.
    • Secondary Education

      Secondary Education

      The Secondary Education program allows a student to earn a teaching degree for a specific area of study.
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      Millikin’s teacher preparation program is distinctive because of the endorsements you can bundle together with your primary degree. This is a valuable way to deepen your understanding of specialized topics, while also setting yourself apart from other job candidates.