Empowering students matters.

Cornerstone University's secondary education majors equip you to teach a subject area in a middle school or high school classroom. Combining academically rigorous course work in education and the liberal arts with practical teaching experience, we graduate students who influence culture as highly qualified teachers in public, Christian and international schools.

Cornerstone is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the Association of Christian Schools International. In addition, our Teacher Education Division has candidate status with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and holds exemplary classification from the Michigan Department of Education.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Teacher Education
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Content Area Options

    Our secondary education majors prepare you for certification and are approved by the state.

    Secondary Education Minors

    A major in secondary education requires that you also earn a certifiable minor as part of your degree program.

  • Global Internships

    All traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. This experience helps you explore your calling and gain practical career skills.

    With guidance from the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students land internships at trusted businesses and nonprofits around the world.

    Education Student Outcomes


    of traditional undergraduate education students from the class of 2019 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

    Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 88 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.

College Is About More Than a Degree

At Cornerstone, knowledge is about more than memorizing facts. Here, you will develop a deeper understanding of people, life and God. You will conquer challenges, grow in wisdom and make more memories than you can count.

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