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Oklahoma Bachelor’s in Education Programs

Want to become a teacher in Oklahoma? You’re in the right place. At EducationDegree.com, we make it simple for you to find Oklahoma universities offering Bachelor’s in education programs to get your career started on the right foot. Explore the featured schools on this page, and reach out to several for more info on the benefits of their programs. As a general rule, we recommend contacting several schools to help make the most informed decision possible.

Earning Your Bachelor’s in Education in Oklahoma

Many Oklahoma universities offer Bachelor’s in education programs, so your number of programs to select from will be numerous. Common programs offered by Oklahoma universities include:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Physical Education
  • Special Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • English Education

The typical Bachelor’s in education program will require general education courses in math, English, social studies and science; professional education courses covering topics such as classroom management, educational technology and critical issues in education; and finally classes in your chosen area of education. To qualify for a traditional Oklahoma teaching credential, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in education from an accredited institution, successfully complete a teacher preparation program, and pass the three required competency examinations.

Career Outlook for Teachers in Oklahoma

To help your chances of finding a job after graduation, consider studying an area of education in short supply of teachers. Currently, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education have deemed the following subjects as teacher shortage areas in Oklahoma for the 2019-2020 school year:

  • Science
  • Arts and Music
  • Foreign Languages
  • Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Special Education
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies

Average Teacher Salary in Oklahoma

When it comes to pay, Oklahoma offers teacher salaries competitive with surrounding states. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, the annual mean salary of several popular teaching positions in Oklahoma was:

  • $42,120 for elementary school teachers
  • $44,030 for secondary school teachers
  • $42,350 for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers
  • $43,720 for middle school special education teachers

Take the first step to becoming a teacher in Oklahoma today! Explore the schools on this page, and reach out to several for more information.