Thomas More College

Are You Ready To Make A Difference?

Your future in education looks bright from the day you graduate. School superintendents and principals know that Thomas More College graduates enter the classroom with the skills, knowledge, and dispositions necessary for effective teaching. Our graduates now hold positions as:

  • Teachers
  • Principals
  • Superintendents
  • College Professors
  • Guidance Counselors
  • School Psychologists
  • Corporate Trainers
  • Community Leaders

With a degree from Thomas More, you can take your place among them. Make a difference in someone's life by devoting your own to the field of education.


No one prepares you for a career in education like Thomas More College because of our small class sizes, certified faculty, service learning opportunities, and excellent national teacher test results. Our Bachelor of Arts in Education degree helps you prepare for certification in any of the areas listed below. If you want to study the field of education but don't want to become a certified teacher, our Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies degree may be right for you.

Elementary Education (grades P-5)

Middle School Education (grades 5-9)
Language Arts
Social Studies

Secondary School Education (grades 8-12)
Art (grades P-12)
Biological Science
Business and Marketing (grades 5-12)
Social Studies
Spanish (grades P-12)
Speech/Media Communications
Theatre (grades P-12)

Chart Your Course

All education majors take the liberal arts core requirements, then specialize with these education courses:

  • Introduction to Education
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Boundaries Sequence in Cultural Diversity
  • Methods Courses (Language Arts, Mathematics, Science or Social Studies)
  • Clinical Seminars (appropriate grade levels)
  • Field Experiences (elementary, middle or secondary levels)
  • Student Teaching

More Ways To Get Involved

Thomas More education majors are invited to join Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society, as well as KEA-SP, the Kentucky Education Association Student Program, or the Education Club. Student Teaching Abroad opportunities are also available.

Get Real-Life Experience

At Thomas More College, you can put your passion for teaching to work in local public, private and parochial schools. Your field experiences will begin with your very first freshman education course and continue throughout the program, culminating with student teaching in your senior year. Student Teaching Abroad opportunities are also available to students.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Christy Petroze
Department of Education
Thomas More College