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English Education

Combine your passion for the art of the English language and your penchant for teaching with our rigorous English Education degree.

You will be equipped to pursue secondary school teaching certification or pursue an advanced degree as you learn from talented instructors with real-world teaching experience. Hands-on instructional opportunities and practical training will ensure that you stand out among future educators.

Our comprehensive program includes study on topics such as

  • Composition and Literary Analysis
  • History and Structure of the English Language
  • Strategy and Techniques in Secondary Education
  • Instructional Methods in English

By integrating a faith-based approach to the development of a professional education career, you will be ready to make an impact for the kingdom in the classroom and beyond.

MO Fast Track Eligible!



Department Chair

LaDonna Friesen, M.A.

Department Chair, Associate Professor of English

Regular Faculty

Luke Gibbs, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Dara Brannan, M.S.

Assistant Professor of English; The Write Place Director

Blake Petersen

Assistant Professor of English & Director of the TESOL Program

Adjunct Faculty

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