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

Millikin Tomorrow's Teachers Conference
Academic | Campus | College of Professional Studies
Teachers for the Future
October 31, 2018, 9:30am
Tomorrow's Teachers learn about the education field from Millikin faculty and students For those who aspire to become teachers, sometimes the best way to understand the field is by seeing...
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Millikin Early Childhood Education
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Campus
Summer course prepares early childhood teachers for leadership
July 27, 2018, 10:15am
Millikin program helping alleviate early childhood teacher shortage According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016...
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Millikin Early Childhood Education
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Campus
Millikin School of Education addressing demand for teachers
June 20, 2018, 9:45am
Millikin faculty weigh in on early childhood education funding Illinois school districts will receive close to $395 million in additional funding from the recently approved state budget....
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