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.


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.


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!


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

School of Education
Academic | College of Professional Studies
School of Education students inducted into Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society
April 15, 2016, 10:45am
School of Education students inducted into Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society Millikin University education majors were inducted into the Pi Lambda Theta (PLT) Education Honor Society during...
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Millikin School of Education
Alumni & Friends | College of Professional Studies
Millikin students get a jump on the interview process
February 26, 2016, 2:00pm
Millikin students get a jump on the interview process Many students who are entering the professional world want to be as prepared as possible for interviews and networking opportunities....
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Millikin Elementary Education
Academic | College of Professional Studies | Community
Millikin students take Read-In program to local school
February 26, 2016, 11:30am
Students from Millikin University's Children's Literature course in the School of Education have been planning literacy events during the spring semester at French Academy, a local...
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