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Teacher Education

Competent, compassionate, and committed teachers are needed to educate students in today's increasingly diverse classrooms. With an education degree, you will have the opportunity to become a quality educator who is a compassionate, servant leader committed to lifelong learning and professional excellence.


B.A. in:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Middle Childhood Education
  • Intervention Specialist (Mild/Moderate Early Childhood)
  • Intervention Specialist (Mild/Moderate Middle Childhood)
  • Intervention Specialist (Reading/L.A./Math)
  • Intervention Specialist (Reading/L.A./Science)
  • Intervention Specialist (Reading/L.A./Social Studies)
  • Integrated Business Education (Secondary/High School)
  • Integrated Language Arts Education (Secondary/High School)
  • Integrated Mathematics Education (Secondary/High School)
  • Integrated Social Studies Education (Secondary/High School)
  • Music (Multi-age education track)
  • Spanish (Multi-age education track)
  • Visual Arts Education

B.S. in:

  • Life Science Education (Secondary/High School)
  • Physical Science Education (Secondary/High School)
Featured Faculty
Dr. Bevin Shiverdecker

Dr. Bevin Shiverdecker is a Professor of Education to MVNU. He earned his B.A. in Education from MVNU in 1981, an M.A. in Education from Morehead State University in 1985, and an Ed.D. in Higher Education from Nova Southeastern University in 1997. With over two decade’s experience in higher education, and a decade in secondary education, he has been awarded the MVNU President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching three times (2007, 1996, 1997), and has given a number of presentations in Ohio and surrounding conferences. Read More

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The MVNU Experience

An education degree earned at MVNU is packed with hours in field experiences, a unique educational opportunity that begins during your freshman year. You will also have opportunities to work with diverse students, integrate theory with practice, participate in educational trips during January term, and even student teach internationally. MVNU has a long tradition of ranking among the best in Ohio’s teacher education programs and students consistently score high or perfect scores on licensure exams.

"I feel that MVNU has prepared me well. I feel ready to take on any classroom, any situation, any parent, any child that might come my way. I believe MVNU's education department is one of the best."
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MVNU Grads Work Here
  • Mount Vernon City Schools
  • Fredericktown Local Schools
  • East Knox Local Schools
  • Centerburg Local Schools
  • Danville Local Schools
  • Newark City Schools
  • Lexington Local Schools
  • Mansfield City Schools
  • Columbus City Schools
  • Upper Arlington Schools
  • Canal Winchester Schools
  • South-Western City Schools
  • Whitehall Schools
  • Circleville Schools
  • ECOT
Exciting Careers
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle School Education
  • High School Education
  • Higher Education
  • Christian Education
Interesting Courses I Can Take
  • Educational Technology
  • The Learner and the Learning Process
  • Inclusion and Differentiated Instruction
  • Cultural Diversity Seminar