The School of Education offers a combined program to earn a teaching credential and a Master of Arts degree. The program prepares elementary and secondary teachers and is designed to immerse students in the total environment of the classroom, provide a theoretical-practical approach to the teaching-learning process, and encourage close interaction between faculty and students. The elementary education program prepares students in all subjects commonly taught in an elementary classroom. The secondary education program prepares teachers for the grades 7-12 classroom in the following areas: Agriculture, English, Physical and Life Sciences, Math, and Social Sciences. All programs offer the option of additional preparation for bilingual (Spanish) classrooms.