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As a student in the English Education BS/MS program, you will learn to support student literacies that extend beyond the classroom and shape children’s participation in their civic, economic, and cultural communities. You will explore a variety of topics related to language and literacy and will have many opportunities to work with students in a variety of settings.
Our dedicated, student-centered faculty will engage you in contemporary research on composition and the knowledge teachers use to create powerful learning opportunities for students. Together, you will explore emerging trends in composition and reading, from multimodal composition to texts found in everyday life. As a unit within the School of Teacher Education and as a community of teachers, our English Education program employs dynamic field experiences that provide you with opportunities to learn to work productively with a wide variety of students. We take an empathetic approach to the challenges of becoming a teacher, seeking to develop inspiration though English/Language Arts for a fulfilling career.
Upon graduation, you will be eligible for a Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate in English (grades 6-12) and the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement, ready to work with students and make a difference.
For specific admission requirements, please see Teacher Education Undergraduate Admissions.
For specific degree requirements, please see the FSU Academic Guide.
Teaching is one of the most rewarding careers, and a typical path usually offers ample opportunities for professional development and growth. Middle and high school Social Science Education teachers make a difference in the lifelong learning experience of their students, as well as the quality and standards of the subjects they teach.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for middle school and high school teachers is expected to grow up to 6 percent through 2024. That translates into over 55,900 new jobs.
The median national annual salary range for middle school and high school teachers is $57,200 per year.
For program course specifics, please see the FSU Academic Guide.
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