Becoming a teacher may be easier than most think.
Students can earn a Bachelor of Science degree in
Secondary Education through Ferris State University
without quitting their job or leaving town! Combined
with their work experience, the bachelor’s degree
in education will give graduates an edge as they
pursue teaching positions in high schools, career
and technical education centers, alternative and
magnet schools, tech-prep programs and other non-
traditional educational studies. This degree program
also prepares graduates to pursue a postgraduate
degree in education or education administration.
The Secondary Education program requires the
completion of a teaching major and a teaching minor
to fulfill the subject area requirements of
Bachelor of Science
HS diploma or GED
GPA min: Varies by program
ACT min: 19 or college level math and English
Successful completion of the Basic Skills Test
48 transferable college credit hours
See advisor for specific requirements
Credit hours required for graduation: 128
(varies by program)
College of Education and Human Services
(Majors and minors vary by location)
Choose one major from the following:
Business, Management, Marketing and Technology
Majors vary by location. Contact an advisor for more information.
Already have a Bachelor’s degree?
Talk to one of our advisors about using a degree
to launch a new career in teaching! Our post-
baccalaureate certification program offers many
major/minor options that may be available based
upon your past coursework completed.
All information is accurate at time of printing.