Undergraduate Programs in Education
Your Future in Education
Experience the Joy of Making a Difference
Help your students think creatively, gain insight, develop skills, and learn about themselves. Learn innovative strategies to teach diverse students effectively. Explore the teaching methods that are most effective for different subject areas. Integrate the best of educational theory with the practical skills you need to succeed in the classroom.
A Profession for Life
Join a profession with stable, family-friendly schedules and ample job opportunities – wherever there are children, there will be a need for teachers. And while technology is changing many aspects of education, there is no substitute for the personal relationship you develop with your students.
B.A. & M.A.T. Dual Degree Program in Education
Master’s Degree in Teaching, Nevada Teaching License
Location: Incline Village Campus
Get a Bachelors Degree, a Nevada Teaching License, and a Masters Degree on an accelerated schedule.
The Teacher Education Dual Degree program includes 10 course credits which are applied to both your undergraduate and graduate degrees, so the total number of credits required is reduced to 157 from 167 (120 undergraduate + 47 graduate). All graduate level classes are held after school hours, so you can finish your M.A.T. degree coursework while you are already working as a teacher.
Details of the program sequence are in the Sierra Nevada College UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG > under Department of Teacher Education > Master of Arts in Teaching – Dual Degree Program.
All majors at Sierra Nevada College are appropriate for students who plan on getting an Elementary Teaching license. Students who plan on getting a Secondary Teaching License, for teaching middle and high school, must select a degree program that corresponds with a state approved secondary subject area. Eligible majors at SNC include English, Environmental Science, and Biology.
Up to date information about licensing, including teachable majors, is on the Nevada Department of Education website.
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Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (LTCC)
Nevada Teaching License, Kindergarten through 6th grade
Location: Lake Tahoe Community College
SNC at LTCC
Begin your college education at Lake Tahoe Community College, then transfer into SNC’s LTCC program and graduate with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited private non-profit college without leaving South Lake Tahoe.
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LTCC Office Hours: Mondays 9:30 am - 2 pm, Rm A209