Learn more about the certifications and endorsements you can receive through the Education program.
The Teacher Education Program at Siena Heights University focuses on education in its broadest vision. Students are encouraged to explore various aspects of the teaching/learning process, in addition to the formal preparation required for classroom teaching.
Siena Heights University is accredited by the North Central Association accrediting agency and has been approved by the Michigan Department of Education as a teacher preparation institution.
For details about the Teacher Education Program at Siena Heights University, click here.
At Siena Heights University, Teacher Education is neither a major nor a minor. As a result, students select a teachable major and minor for either initial certification or additional endorsement. Siena Heights University has authorization from the Michigan Department of Education to recommend certification and/or additional endorsements in a variety of grade levels and content areas, including post-BA initial certification and degrees for Master of Arts and Specialist of Arts.
Post-Baccalaureate Intensive Certification Program
This is a Post-Baccalaureate program for college graduates seeking secondary Provisional Teacher Certification. The 10-month program prepares individuals for entry into the teaching profession. The same majors and minors available to students in the Secondary Education program are also available to those in the Post-Baccalaureate Intensive Certification Program.
Click here for more details about the Intensive Certification Program at Siena Heights University.
This is a program that prepares child care providers to work in centers, homes and preschool classrooms. Michigan teaching certification endorsement (ZA) is also available through the Child Development Program.
Click here for more details about a Certification in Child Development at Siena Heights University.
- Early Childhood Education (preK-3)
- Elementary Education (K-6)
- English as a Second Language (K-12)
- Middle Level Endorsement (5-9)
- Reading (K-12)
- Secondary Education (6-12)
- Special Education/Learning Disabilities (K-12)
- School Counseling (NT)
Click here for more details about Teacher Education Endorsements at Siena Heights University.