Teacher Education students can choose from one of four emphases. Classical Education, English as a New Language/Second Language (ESL/ENL), Secondary Education, and the State Certification.
The Classical Education (non-certified) emphasis will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to teach using a classical approach to education. This approach teaches students how to learn and how to think based on their developmental stage. Learn More
The ESL/ENL emphasis (non-certified)will provide you with specific skills which will prepare you to teach English to those from diverse backgrounds and cultures, providing a unique gospel opportunity. Learn More
The Secondary Education (non-certified) emphasis will provide you with the knowledge and specific skills needed to teach history or English at the secondary level (6-12). Learn More
The State Certification emphasis allows teacher candidates the opportunity pursue a provisional state certification, enabling them to enter directly into the public school system after the completion of their Bachelor degree. Learn More
The Boyce Teacher Education Program in SACS Accredited and received a provisional certification from the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) on August 20, 2018. While the provisional status is representative of a three-year probationary period as the Boyce Teacher Education Program continues toward full certification, this status allows teacher candidates to apply directly for a state teaching license upon completion of their degree.
For those interested in pursuing a degree in Teacher Education through one of our non-certified emphases, we have partnered with a like-minded evangelical university to offer our Teacher Education Program graduates a streamlined process for earning a Master of Arts in Teaching with a licensure program which will provide state certification in the areas of elementary, secondary, or special education.* This online program enables Boyce graduates to stay on our campus in Louisville, KY, while completing their studies. The entire program is designed to allow students to complete the baccalaureate and master’s degrees in as little as four years.
Whether a student desires to pursue a non-certified emphasis in ESL/ENL, classical education, or secondary education, or whether they desire to pursue certification and enter into the public school system, the Boyce TEP program combines a strong biblical foundation with an educational pedagogy, preparing students to serve in various capacities worldwide.