Welcome to the exciting and challenging world of teaching

At Warner Pacific College, our faculty is excited to be part of preparing students to become highly knowledgeable, caring, effective PK-12 teachers. We exemplify and champion the Biblical characteristics of wisdom, purpose, calling, and excellence among our students and in service to the schools and communities they join.

Warner Pacific MAT program


Graduates of the teacher education program meet the standards established by the state for “highly competent” teachers and are eligible for licensure in Oregon and/or Washington in one or more of the following grade levels and subjects:

Early Childhood/Elementary Education (multiple subjects)

  • Early Childhood Education (ECE), age three to grade four
  • Elementary Education (EL), grades three to eight

Middle/High School Education (biology, health, language arts, math, music, physical education, social studies)

  • Middle Level (ML), grades five to ten
  • High School (HS), grades seven to twelve
  • Music and Physical Education, kindergarten to grade twelve

What Else Can You Do With an Education Degree?

Most students begin our programs with the goal of becoming classroom teachers in schools across the country; however, an education degree will also open the door to many other opportunities. Career choices after college might include:

  • Librarian
  • Counselor
  • School Administrator
  • School Psychologist
  • Adult Educator or College Professor
  • Educational Consultant
  • Recreation and Leisure Specialist
  • Pastor or Youth Minister
  • Publisher
  • Employee at a Professional Education Organization such as National Education Association (NEA), American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Phi Delta Kappa, or Kappa Delta Pi, to name just a few
  • Graduate Studies

At Warner Pacific, we’re here to support you as you explore all that becoming an educator has to offer. We take pride in preparing students to embark on careers in education that span the globe and make a difference in the lives of others.

How do you get started?

Take your next step toward becoming a professional educator:

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