Creativity, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking
Develop the skills to succeed in the challenging and rewarding field of education.
Confidence to Guide
After leaving Baker, you will have not only the necessary knowledge but also the confidence to take on a classroom of your own.
Kristy Thrasher De la Cruz, ’96, serves as principal at a middle school in New York City. She and her school were recently featured in The New York Times. Read More
Reach the Next Generation of Learners
Baker's reputation for producing top teachers puts you in high demand.
Baker School of Education
Baker is known for training exemplary educators.
Hands-On Classroom Experience
Long before graduation, Baker students work closely with area schools to secure student teaching positions and jobs after graduation.
Program for General Music Education
In addition to the professional education requirements, students pursuing licensure in the field of music (preK-12) must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better. The music education curriculum is divided into courses to enhance understanding of music theory, music history and music pedagogy and performance courses to provide a solid foundation in music performance.
Depending on your primary focus, you will take applied lessons in two secondary areas, totaling 2 credit hours in each:
In addition, you will take part in a large ensemble pertaining to your area of interest: