Teacher Education and Professional Development

The department of Teacher Education and Professional Development (TEPD) offers students excellent preparation for graduate teaching programs. CMU leads the state of Michigan in the number of master's degrees in teaching conferred annually, averaging 700.

The TEPD at Central Michigan University offers:

  • Small class sizes
  • State-of-the-art library and research facilities
  • Integrated technology in the classrooms
  • Award-winning faculty

TEPD Graduate Degree Programs

Educational Technology
Elementary Education-Classroom Teaching
Elementary Education-Early Childhood
Middle Level Education
Reading and LIteracy K-12
Secondary Education

Additional Information

For additional information please visit the Teacher Education and Professional Development website.


Student Experience

"Graduate programs at Central Michigan University offer many hands-on learning experiences preparing students for success."

Drew St. Aubin
Graduate Student

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Graduate Student Experience
"CMU's distance program in Nutrition and Dietetics allowed me to complete my Master's degree while working full-time. The professors and support staff were always willing to go the extra mile." - Melanie Shehan, Nutrition and Dietetics Student

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