Your college experience should be about more than just classes. It should be about building lifelong friendships, learning from instructors who are at the top of their fields, and acquiring the skills and knowledge you need to build the life you want. The beautiful and historic Corvallis and Cascades campuses will be the backdrop to your undergrad experience — and the portal to your degree!

Top 1.4%

OSU's ranking among universities internationally.


The first year we started training public school teachers.


Percentage of our students who requested and received teacher licensure scholarships in 2022.

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Our undergraduate programs can help you realize your dream of becoming a classroom teacher, with options at different campuses and support every step of the way including extensive experience as a student teacher.


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Teaching in Elementary Education - BS

Gain the skills and experience you need for a successful career in elementary education. Our program focuses on research-based and classroom-tested instructional methods and strategies, child development, emerging technologies, the multicultural classroom, and mastering elementary education content. The four years you spend with us includes a year-long practicum and student teaching field placement. Plus, we'll help you obtain your teaching license so you can start working upon graduation!

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Education Degree for Secondary Teaching - BA, BS

Become a middle school or high school teacher with our bachelor’s degree in Education with a specialized content area. Dual majors or double degrees that align with the content area are encouraged. Take classes with expert faculty who have teaching experience in K-12 classrooms. Highly trained supervisors in your content area work closely with you as you complete your year-long student teaching experience. After completion of the program, you will graduate with a teaching license that is reciprocal in most other states.

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Minor in Education

Build a rewarding career that is centered on providing educational experiences in diverse settings and workplace training in your chosen field by earning an undergraduate minor in education from Oregon State University.

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I look forward to making a difference in our future by teaching and impacting my student's lives with actions and materials that resound with them.
Jadie Rose De Lille Wright
Class of 2023

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