An excellent teacher can make all the difference in a student’s life. In fact, learning from a well-rounded and intentional educator is one of the biggest factors in whether a student succeeds. Through the Calvin education program, you can be that significant person, and change the world one life at a time.

Educate from every angle

Becoming an excellent teacher means learning how to teach all kinds of learners—people from different backgrounds with different abilities and different personalities. Paying attention not just to the mind, but the heart and soul as well, at Calvin, you'll learn to educate the whole person.

Make a real difference

Learn through real classroom experience, and take classes with experienced, expert faculty. With over 30 major and minor subject areas, Calvin’s teacher education program will sharpen every facet of your teaching skill set, including the integration of faith and learning.

A legacy of excellence

Calvin's education program, more than 110 years old, is among the top-rated programs in Michigan, having consistently earned high ratings from the Michigan Department of Education.

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Explore Teacher Education at Calvin
Careers & Outcomes

Careers & Outcomes
An education major at Calvin can prepare you to teach at any level in a variety of subjects.

Off-Campus Programs

Off-Campus Programs
Gain experience teaching around the world with our nationally ranked off-campus programs.

Student Experience

Personal Experience
Read about one Calvin student’s experiences in the education program.

Quick Facts
  • 93%

    Calvin's teacher certification test pass rate—one of the highest college pass rates in Michigan.

  • 200+

    schools partner with Calvin to provide classroom field experiences.

  • #3

    most popular department chosen by Calvin students

Calvin teachers we have hired are mature in their faith, confident in their teaching skills, have good classroom management skills, and have the ability to be flexible in dealing with students from a variety of ethnic backgrounds.” Quote from school principal
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