Bachelor of Arts

Psychology Education


To prepare students to teach content courses in grades 6-12 and meet the requirements for Idaho certification

Administrators: Psychology and Undergraduate Education Department Chairs

Secondary Program Requirements:

Requirements: 39 credits in professional education and endorsement specific requirements:

  • Psychology First Endorsement - 30 credits and selection of a second endorsement
  • Psychology Second Endorsement - 24 credits and selection of a first endorsement

Professional Education Core Courses: 39 credits

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Courses must be taken at Northwest Nazarene University: EDUC1100, EDUC2550, EDUC2960, EDUC3090, EDUC3410, EDUC3510, EDUC3750, EDUC3920, EDUC4850, EDUC4860, EDUC4870, EDUC4950, Special methods courses in first and second endorsements or endorsement area.

Program Certification Requirements:

  1. Complete all requirements for a baccalaureate degree.
  2. Complete a subject endorsement area of at least 45 semester credit hours as recommended by the subject department and approved by the Department of Education, or complete a first endorsement of at least 30 semester credit hours and a second endorsement of at least 20 semester credit hours as recommended by the subject departments and approved by the Department of Education.
  3. Complete requirements of the Educator Preparation Program in effect at the time of admission to Educator Preparation as well as any additional requirements if required by changes in the standards of state regulatory agencies.
  4. Complete all required education courses in the secondary program with a grade of B- (2.7) or better.
  5. Complete all required content courses with a grade of C (2.0) or better.
  6. Maintain a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA.
  7. Pass the Praxis content test(s) in endorsement area or first and second endorsements
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