Special Education- Early Childhood PreK-3

Description

Students in this program must be admitted STEPP to be considered a candidate for licensure and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Program advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Special Education- Interventionist K-8

Description

Students in this program must be admitted to the Steps Through Educator Preparation Program (STEPP) to be considered a candidate for licensure, and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Programs advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Special Education- Interventionist 6-12

Description

Students in this program must be admitted to the Steps Through Educator Preparation Program (STEPP) to be considered a candidate for licensure, and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Programs advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Associate of Arts in Education

Description

Through authentic field experiences and the development of foundational academic skills and general pedagogical knowledge, the mission of the Associates of Arts in Education program is to prepare students for transition to educator preparation candidacy in various licensure programs.

Physical Education and Athletic Coaching

Description

The Physical Education and Athletic Coaching program strives to promote active participation of individuals in sport and physical activity across the life span. The department prepares future professionals for careers in fitness and wellness, physical education, strength and conditioning. Other careers that individuals who graduate in this field are prepared to work are sports management and recreation. Physical Educators and Athletic Coaches in the schools touch several hundred youth each year and thousands of individuals over the course of his/her career.

Child Growth and Learning

Features

– Examples of coursework: Instructional Strategies, Effective Collaboration, Language Development & Disorders
– 100% job placement rate
– Join the Student Tennessee Education Association
– Kappa Delta Pi Education Honors Society
– Students have held internships: Lebanon Special School District, Wilson County School District
– 100% pass rate for the Praxis test

Description

Learn how to connect your passion for education to a meaningful career. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education while learning theories and practices in psychology, education, and other disciplinary content areas to ensure you excel in your teaching career.

Testimonial

“The Education courses offered at Cumberland University have helped me prepare to successfully educate future generations of students.” -Cruz Ontiveros, Class of 2021

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