Education Program

Prospective Students

The University of Washington Bothell Education Program is proud to offer cutting edge programs in the following areas:

K-8 Teacher Certification with endorsements in:

  • Elementary Education
  • Middle Level -- Humanities (English/Language Arts and Social Studies)
  • Middle Level -- Math
  • Middle Level -- Science

K-8 Teacher Certification website

Secondary and Middle Level Teacher Certification  M.Ed. with the following endorsements:

  • General Science
  • Biology
  • English/Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Social Studies

Secondary and Middle Level Certification M.Ed. website

Master of Education degree with the following pathway options:

  • Individually Defined Course of Study
  • Culmination work towards National Boards Certification
  • Reading Endorsement (for currently certified teachers)
  • English Language Learners (ELL) Endorsement (for currently certified teachers)

Master of Education (M.Ed.) website

Leadership Development for Educators (LEDE)

  • Open to individuals with a Washington Professional Teacher Certification who have formal or well-documented informal teacher instructional leadership responsibilities.
  • Part 1 launches with a two-credit seminar on instructional and personal leadership.
  • Part 2 is a cohort-based program capstone that combines three seminars with a simultaneous internship.

Leadership Development for Educators website

Expanding Capacity for Special Education Leadership (ECSEL)

ECSEL is a two-year program that incorporates the most current research on leadership and special education. Year 1 focuses on special education leadership at the school level, and Year 2 on district-level leadership. Each year’s program includes three year-long seminars (each addressing a critical theme and related topics) and a 400-hour internship to be completed in the candidate’s home location.

Expanding Capacity for Special Education Leadership website

The Education and Society Minor is offered at the undergraduate level.

The Education & Society Minor is intended to help students develop broad perspectives on the purposes and forms of education and schooling. It consists of a minimum of 25 credits of coursework.

Education and Society Minor website

Teaching & Learning Minor

The Teaching and Learning Minor is for students in any major who want to strengthen their knowledge of teaching in schools or other community settings.

  • K-12 Schools
  • Recreation Centers
  • Museums
  • Health Clinics
  • Professional Training

Teaching and Learning Minor Website