A bachelor’s degree with interdisciplinary teaching certification prepares you to teach students from early childhood through 6th grade, special needs students from early childhood through grade 12, and English language learners from early childhood through grade 12.
UMHB has not only blessed me with an outstanding education, but with countless opportunities and experiences that have grown me spiritually, created in me a deeper love for my Savior, and given me a greater understanding of His purposes for me in His kingdom work.
Why should I choose Interdisciplinary Education?
This degree will help you make a difference in the lives of countless young people.
What are some courses I will take?
- Child and Adolescent Development
- Classroom Management
- Assistive Technology
- Reading & Language in the Elementary School
Because I know you, I am changed
Julianne Kovacik '18 is a sixth-grade teacher and coach at Creekwood Middle School in Humble. "The educator-preparation program provided me with an incredible amount of opportunities to learn and grow as an educator," she said. "Each professor showed me so much love and support. Because of my professors, I was confident and prepared to start my journey."
What are some career options?
With a degree in education, you can follow many career paths:
- Early intervention specialist
- Elementary teacher
- English as a second language instructor
- Special education advocate
- Autism specialist
Who is hiring UMHB students?
UMHB Education students have found success in many different areas:
- Private schools
- Public schools
- English language learning programs
- Foreign missions assignments
Where can I go to grad school?
Many Education students have continued their education at these schools:
- University of Mary Hardin Baylor
- Baylor University
- University of Texas
- Texas A&M University
- University of North Texas
Why study interdisciplinary education at UMHB?
Education students gain first-hand knowledge in the UMHB Special Needs Laboratory, where they can plan and implement activities for children and teens who have special learning needs.
The passing rate for UMHB education majors on the TExES teacher certification exams is consistently above 96%.
Education courses at UMHB are taught by professors who were classroom teachers themselves, and the program offers exemplary field experiences. During a recent state accreditation visit, the UMHB education program was commended by the state of Texas for its outstanding field experiences for student teachers.
UMHB maintains a close connection with 15 area school districts, so our students have multiple opportunities to visit schools and make connections with prospective employers.