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Preparing professional educators across Oklahoma State University who lead in the global community and advocate for high-quality education for all.

Become a teacher

through our nationally-recognized programs
From traditional undergraduate degrees to non-traditional and alternative certificate programs, we offer many pathways to teacher certification.

Educators are advocates

who champion the success of their students in the classroom and beyond
Our education graduates are ethical professionals with an ongoing obligation to enact and advocate for teaching practices that serve our students' needs.

National accreditation

We are accredited as a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) legacy site. Our next accreditation visit will be conducted by our new accrediting body, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), in spring 2022.

Transformative impact 

on schools, people and communities
OSU is known for producing exceptional teachers who have a far reaching impact on students’ lives because of their commitment to helping children and youth succeed.


are directly impacted by 30-year elementary education teaching career


or more are connected to one secondary education teacher in a lifetime

Proud alumnus?

Let your program know where you are now!


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Educating ForwardScholarship initiative to support future teachers

Join us in celebrating influential teachers, inspiring and supporting the next generation of educators and recognizing the importance of teachers in the lives of Oklahomans.
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