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North Dakota Teacher Education Programs

(found programs from 11 schools)

ND Dept of Education:
http://www.nd.gov/category.htm?id=70
Teacher Certification in ND:
North Dakota Teacher Certification Info

Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in North Dakota. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in North Dakota, you should definitely take a look at the Department of Education's website. The individual states make a lot of their own decisions about how teachers need to be prepared.

Also, as a rule, you should contact multiple schools if you are seriously considering going back for a degree or certificate in education. There can sometimes be very significant differences in tuition, admissions requirements, and so on, even between schools that you might think are very similar. So, it's always a good idea to contact a number of schools and do a little comparison shopping.

Overview

With over 90 percent of the state’s land used for farming, North Dakota is the most rural state in the country. It’s also the nation’s leading producer of spring and durum wheat.

Teacher Education in North Dakota

North Dakota has fewer than 10 education schools to choose from. Nevertheless, there are several opportunities for graduate study, including some doctoral programs. North Dakota offers a loan forgiveness program for students willing to teach in demand subjects or grade levels.

Teaching Careers in North Dakota

With an average salary of approximately $41,000 year, according to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, North Dakota teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation, though they are still paid a little more than the average worker in the state. Post-secondary educators can expect to earn at least $10,000 per year more. Tenure can be gained after one year of work.

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