About Education (Corollary Major)

If you want to teach at the middle school or high school level, our Education corollary major (combined with a major in the subject area you wish to teach) will get you there.  And with Spanish and Art, you can teach in any grade, P-12! With quality teachers always in high demand, our respected and nationally-accredited Education program will prepare you for a rewarding career.

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Ten majors can be combined with Education to gain education certification—Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, History, Political Science, Sociology, English, Spanish, and Art. 


For Spanish and Art, certification covers ALL grades!  For other disciplines, the certification is for grades 8-12, but can be expanded to 5-12 by adding a few extra courses.


Since 2001, 25% of those named as Kentucky Teacher of the Year had a degree (either undergraduate or graduate) from Georgetown College.

Program Requirements

32 hours required for the corollary major, resulting in eligibility for certification; must be combined with a content-area major.  For the Middle School Certification track, 31 hours in Education, plus specific area of emphasis classes in the teaching discipline.

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“Georgetown College taught me the interconnectedness of all disciplines. I have to engage a teenage audience daily in my classroom, and the liberal arts education I received not only promotes creativity in my instruction, but also helps me identify connections between the content/skills of my curriculum and the interests of my students.” 

 - Kim Pangburn Shearer, ’01, Kentucky Teacher of the Year in 2012

Education (Corollary Major) Contact

Want to know more about this academic program? Contact the department chair for more information.

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