Pathway Programs

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

Elementary School Teacher 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 prospective elementary school teachers, but optional (recommended) for prospective secondary school teachers.

Secondary School Teacher 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.