Oklahoma Teacher Education Programs
(found programs from 27 schools)
- OK Dept of Education:
- Teacher Certification in OK:
- Oklahoma Teacher Certification Info
Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in Oklahoma. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in Oklahoma, 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.
- Oklahoma Masters in Education Programs
- Oklahoma Alternative Certification Programs
- Oklahoma Advanced Teaching Certificate Programs
- Oklahoma Educational Specialist Programs
- Oklahoma Doctorate in Education Programs
Immortalized in a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical bearing its name and home of the Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma was officially opened for homesteading in 1889. Today, oil and natural gas fields and farms characterize Oklahoma’s landscape. Good teachers are in high-demand in the state, whether in Oklahoma City or small rural towns.
Teacher Education in Oklahoma
Oklahoma offers over 25 education schools. Many offer master’s programs, and there are a handful of doctoral programs available. Scholarship programs include money and loan reimbursement programs for future teachers willing to teach in an Oklahoma public school.
Teaching Careers in Oklahoma
With over 500 school districts, Oklahoma has many opportunities for employment. At just over $39,000 a year according to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, average salaries are low, but the state also has a relatively low cost of living.