Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

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Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

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Secondary Education

The best teachers inspire their students to approach the world in new and innovative ways. At Cornerstone University, we empower you to be that teacher with our secondary education major. By combining academically rigorous course work in your area of concentration with a liberal arts education, you’ll be equipped to enter your classroom with the tools to help your students succeed.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Arts

Academic Division

  • Teacher Education Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of our 2019 teacher education graduates were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

Be a leader
for future generations

The secondary education major at Cornerstone is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the Association of Christian Schools International, so you will graduate confident in your future. Choose from a variety of concentrations, from English to mathematics, and bring your passion for teaching to life. Graduates from the secondary education program go on to inspire classes year after year. Our program will prepare you for fulfilling work as a teacher, no matter where you teach. You will be empowered with experience, knowledge and spiritual discipline to become a leader in education.

Careers

Our graduates go on to become leaders in classrooms of all sizes. Take a look at some of the opportunities you will have as a teacher. 

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Internships

As a secondary education student, you will have the opportunity to student teach during your time at Cornerstone. Our Center for Career and Life Calling will connect you with an area school where you can continue your training as a teacher. 

Opportunities

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Program Features

The secondary education program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guides

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select a sample four-year degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in secondary education.

Biology Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

English Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Integrated Comprehensive Science Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Integrated Science Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Learning Disabilities Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Mathematics Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Social Studies Group Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Spanish Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

TESOL Minor Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

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Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our secondary education program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

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Teaching is not an easy career, but I have been inspired by the dedication of my professors here that not only have expertise in their fields but are incredible mentors who love and honor the Lord in the work that they do.

Katherine Hunter (’19)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

The Teacher Education Division at Cornerstone University prepares future teachers to empower their students. Take a look at some of the other programs available in this division.

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Hours

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SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.