Become a Teacher with Pacific University!
Study in Eugene!
Everything begins with a great teacher! At Pacific University, we prepare teachers who promote and nurture their students’ intellectual, ethical, social and emotional growth. Pacific teachers lead classrooms with creativity, empathy, and cultural responsiveness. They see learning as collaborative and joyful.
The Eugene Campus offers programs embedded in communities right here in the southern Willamette Valley. Gain hands-on experience and earn your teaching license quickly with undergraduate and graduate teacher licensure programs that blend face-to-face and online courses.
Learn How to be a Teacher in Schools
Pacific’s teacher licensure programs center around real experiences in schools. You will be immersed in classrooms and spend a significant portion of your time working directly with highly skilled mentor teachers in diverse teaching settings.
Hone your skills in local public and private elementary and secondary schools, in your own community, and even in international placements.
Programs Designed with Life in Mind
Find the teaching licensure program that’s right for your life and your interests at Pacific. Choose from day and hybrid undergraduate, degree completion, and master’s degree options all leading to teacher licensure in Oregon. Some programs are full-time; others are offered as hybrid, mixing online and face-to-face coursework. All of our licensure programs have practicum placements in your local school district.
Bachelor of Education
Complete your bachelor’s degree and earn your teaching license at the same time plus a teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages endorsement. You’ll work closely with highly qualified mentor teachers in Eugene and Roseburg and take courses face to face and online, allowing you to work and go to school. Apply now for Fall 2019. Learn More
Master of Arts in Teaching
Pacific’s Master of Arts in Teaching programs prepare you to teach at elementary, middle, and/or high school levels. Hone your teaching skills with extensive classroom time mentored by seasoned teachers. School placements are available in a wide variety of districts including your community. Ask about our international opportunities and scholarships! Our hybrid face-to-face and online program in Eugene begins in August. Apply now. Learn More