About the Education Department

Majors & Endorsements
Elementary education majors earn an elementary license with a K-8 endorsement in their selected area.  Secondary education majors earn a 5-12 license in their teaching major and other selected endorsement areas. Iowa licensure leads to licensure or certification in other states.

Time in the Classroom
Wartburg education majors go into school classrooms during their first year, spending a minimum of 25 hours in teaching activities. Before graduation, you will be required to complete a 25-hour experience in a cultural setting significantly different from your own.

Major/Minor Requirements
The Wartburg Education Department offers endorsements in Christian day school, early childhood, elementary, middle school, secondary and special education.

The Curriculum Library
Contains more than 6,000 textbooks, children’s books, and other resources, for education majors, is housed in the Vogel Library

National Recognition
One of two colleges in Iowa to be nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education for its elementary-education program and physical education program.

May Term Course Brochures

Human Relations - New York (PDF)
Human Relations - Denver, Colo. (PDF)
May Term Abroad Courses

All major requirements and course descriptions are available in the online academic catalog.