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College of Education


Share your passion with your students through our wide selection of teacher education degree programs for undergraduates and graduates.

Studying education at our Crete campus opens you up to countless possibilities for your future. No matter if you’re interested in becoming the next great third-grade teacher or if you were destined to teach high school English, you’ll be prepared to be great at what you do.

Our majors and endorsements set you up for success, through student teaching, credit toward your master’s, and our Teacher Warranty—providing first year teachers a Teacher Support System.

Undergraduate Programs

Majors: Elementary Education and Special Education

Endorsements:  Early Childhood, Middle School and English as a Second Language (ESL)

Secondary (7-12) Majors / PK-12 Endorsements:  Art, Biology, Chemistry, English, English/Language Arts, German, History, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Science, Spanish and Theatre

View more information at:  Majors/Minors & Endorsements

Niki Barns

"My experience at Doane was positive; I especially enjoyed taking classes from adjunct professors who were active school counselors. Their real-world and practical wisdom prepared me well to step into my first school counseling job." - Nikki Barns, MAC 2017 Graduate



  • To receive licensure from the Nebraska State Department of Education students must take and pass the required content test(s) in endorsement area(s).
  • Completion of the Doane Teacher Education Program is not a guarantee of obtaining certification to teach in any state.  The state granting certification makes the final determination on awarding a teaching certificate to an applicant.
  • As educational requirements vary by state, students interested in these programs should consult the General Licensure and Certification Disclosure page before enrollment.