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School of Education

School of Education

The School of Education includes both Undergraduate and Graduate Education options for students interested in preparing or enhancing their professional education career. The undergraduate programs include preparation for teaching and certification in Early Childhood through 6, Middle School Education (Grades 4-8) and Secondary Education (Grades 7-12). We also offer All-Level Education certification (Grades EC-12) for Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish or Theatre Arts. Our Graduate Education Programs address Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership with Principal certification, Superintendent certification, Special Education, Diagnostics and Dyslexia.  Our dedicated faculty address educational theory while stressing practical applications. We encourage you to review our program offerings and consider how we can prepare you for your calling.

School of Education Programs

Mission

The mission of the Educator Certification Program at Lubbock Christian University is to prepare creative and innovative professional educators with high moral and ethical standards who view themselves as agents of change and who are committed to the welfare of all learners and have the understandings, attitudes, and skills necessary for effective teaching.

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A Message From the Dean

Welcome to the Education Department at LCU!

Are you interested in making a positive impact on the lives of countless young people?  A professional career of service, devotion, fulfillment, and defining a legacy… 

A graduate from the LCU School of Education is the preferred candidate among school districts throughout our region.  As part of a caring family, our students receive personalized academic advising, carefully planned instruction and consistent modeling of current best practices – all bolstered by a spiritual foundation. Multiple clinical field experiences and research-based instruction are evident throughout the program. LCU graduates are confident and well prepared and those who seek employment in the education profession are rewarded with nearly 100% placement rate. 

Future educators will benefit from:

  • Partnerships with local districts (LISD, FISD, CISD, SISD) designed to improve and enhance your education
  • Our National Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) will provide you with professional growth opportunities
  • A cutting-edge media center, including a curriculum lab and curriculum library, to assist and support you as you develop teaching materials
  • A wide variety of certification programs to meet your specific needs and interests
  • Service opportunities near and abroad to help those less fortunate

Please take a moment explore our offerings.  Don’t hesitate to ask if we can help in any way.  We look forward to hearing from you.

David Boyer, Ed.D.
Dean, School of Education

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