Teacher Prep

Take your first step with Marian!

Don't stay in a job that isn't as personally rewarding or meaningful as you want it to be. Take your first step to an exciting new teaching career in early education, elementary education, secondary education, or special education by requesting more information, today!

Prepare for a rewarding career as a teacher.

If it's time to change careers and join the rewarding field of teaching, the Marian University Fred S. Klipsch Educators College offers graduate programs designed to fit the schedule of working adults.

Do you have a bachelor's degree in another field? Take the first step towards your new career and request information on our master's degree programs. Already have a master's? No problem. Marian also has a licensure-preparation program for you. Develop the skills you need to sit for your Indiana State teaching license.

Courses in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Master of Arts in Education (MAED): with a focus in special education, and Transition to Teaching (T2T) licensure-preparation programs are delivered through online or hybrid (online and in-person) classes, so you can choose what works best for you. (See chart.)

Become a credentialed, well-prepared educator.

No matter which format you choose, our teacher preparation programs will provide you with broad knowledge and deep insight into the practical, applied art of teaching. You will explore a range of instructional theories, concepts, methods, and styles. Courses include an emphasis on cultural diversity and teaching minority students in the K-12 environment.

Hybrid (on-campus and online)
Part-time format
Evening and weekend classes
Transition to Teaching permit
(only if the GPA requirement is met)
Please note: Student teaching is completed during the last semester after completing all coursework and passing necessary content area exams.
18-months program  
Two-year program
Start dates
Fall semester
Spring, summer, and fall semesters  
Credit hours
18-24 credit hours  
36-39 credit hours

Gain valuable, hands-on experience in the classroom through supervised internships in your final semester.

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Reputation and accreditation matter!

Most Innovative 2022 logoMarian University is ranked #2 Most Innovative School among Midwest Regional Universities for 2022, according to the U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Marian jumped one spot to #27 (out of 157) for Best Midwest Regional Universities.

You want a university with a great reputation, and one with a long and respected history. Marian University was founded in 1851 and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Contact an advisor at GRadmissions@marian.edu or (317) 955-6400 to speak with an advisor.