Education and Teacher Certification

SAU - Education and Teacher Certification

Beyond the goals of the Christian perspective in the liberal arts curriculum, the teacher certification program seeks to give its students a grasp of key concepts and skills of teaching, based on psychological and sociological principles applied to the theory and practice of educational techniques.

Through the School of Education (SOE), students can obtain teaching certification through three routes: as an undergraduate student at the main campus in Spring Arbor University, as an undergraduate student at off-site campuses located in Petoskey, Gaylord and Lansing, or as a post-baccalaureate student looking to earn their teaching certificate (offered at the main campus, as well as various off-site campuses).

Click on the link above that best describes your desired certification route.

To apply for off-site, undergraduate teacher certification program, click here.

School of Education Promise

As the State of Michigan makes changes regarding teacher evaluation, Spring Arbor University’s School of Education is ready to stand behind its promise that its approach to teacher preparation is exemplary and provides graduates of both our undergraduate and graduate programs with the solid footing needed to meet the changing expectations of the future.  The School of Education is so confident of this that they have created the Spring Arbor University School of Education Promise. Learn more.

Tuition and Fees

2016-17 rates

  • Tuition per credit: $515
  • Application fee: $30
  • Registration fee (per semester): $40
  • Technology fee (per semester): $105

Tuition rates and fees are subject to change.

For more information, please contact an admissions rep at admissions@arbor.edu or call 1.800.968.0011.


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