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.

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. 

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.

Teacher Licensure

Programs leading to educator licensure in the State of Illinois.

Non-Licensure Programs

Programs leading to educator careers outside of the traditional classroom.

Endorsements

Areas of specialty to add on to educator licensure programs.

Performance Learning in Education

The School of Education embraces Millikin’s philosophy of performance learning by following the co-teaching method and embedding field experiences and international travel opportunities throughout our programs.

Co-Teaching

At Millikin, the School of Education uses the co-teaching model for all of our teacher candidates.  Co-teaching is an attitude of sharing all aspects of teacher learning.

Field Experiences

Field experiences play a major role in the development of teacher education candidates, beginning in the very first semester of enrollment in a teacher licensure program. 

Local and International Travel

International travel provide opportunities for students to explore new interests, experience new cultures, and broaden their worldviews with a chance to travel and study a global topic such as Education.

Apply today to #MakeItMillikin!

Resources

Need more information? Check out the resources provided below to get information about the School of Education (SOE) faculty and staff, read the SOE handbook, and find testing information.

SOE News

Sydney Doherty Graphic Novel
Academic | Arts | Campus
Her Concept, Her Illustrations, Her Story
May 17, 2018, 1:15pm
Millikin student uses honors project to create graphic novel There is no denying that superhero films, comic books and graphic novels have seen a rise in popularity in recent years. A...
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Lexi Leggs
Academic | Campus | Career Center
Make It Millikin: Lexi Leggs '18
April 16, 2018, 12:30pm
Opportunities guide future Millikin graduate on career path The best four years of Lexi Leggs' life, she says, have been her years at Millikin University. The Oak Forest, Ill., native...
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Millikin University Commons Celebration
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Campus
Learning and Leadership
March 23, 2018, 2:15pm
Millikin students, alumni offer insight into leadership development at Commons Celebration Millikin University's celebration for its University Commons showcased a variety of events...
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