Program Pathways

The Educator Preparation Institute offers an elementary school teacher pathway and a secondary school teacher pathway.

Prekindergarten - Primary, Elementary and Exceptional Student Education Pathway - 28 Credits

Fall Semester

  • EPI 0001 Classroom Management
  • EPI 0002 Instructional Strategies
  • EPI 0003 Educational Technology
  • EPI 0010 Foundations in Research and Reading
  • EPI 0945 Field Experience I

Spring Semester

  • EPI 0004 Teaching and Learning Process
  • EPI 0020 Professional Foundations
  • EPI 0030 Diversity in the Classroom
  • EPI 0940 Field Experience II
  • EPI 0011 Advanced Practices in Reading*

*EPI 0011 is required for teacher candidates in pre-kindergarten-primary (age 3-Grade 3), elementary (K-6) and exceptional student education (K-12). It is optional for teacher candidates in middle grades (5-9), secondary (6-12) and elementary and secondary coverage (K-12).

Middle and Secondary School Education Pathway – 25 credits

Fall Semester

  • EPI 0945 Field Experience I
  • EPI 0001 Classroom Management
  • EPI 0002 Instructional Strategies
  • EPI 0003 Educational Technology
  • EPI 0010 Foundations in Research and Reading

Spring Semester

  • EPI 0004 Teaching and Learning Process
  • EPI 0020 Professional Foundations
  • EPI 0030 Diversity in the Classroom
  • EPI 0940 Field Experience II

The Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program is eligible for financial aid.