program overview

​At Furman, we take a comprehensive and holistic approach to educating future teachers. As a freshman, you’ll study the historical, sociological, and philosophical foundations of education, as well as human growth and development with applications for parenting and teacher education. You’ll also enjoy off-campus fieldwork at local public schools. During your senior year, you’ll be back in a local classroom, applying what you’ve learned with the help of Furman faculty and the mentorship of a master teacher.

Programs of Study

With 11 certification options available, we have a program to match your interests. Learn with us.

Course descriptions

Our courses encompass the sciences, humanities, mathematics, and fine arts, all with an eye towards an educator’s needs. Find your courses.

Program admission

Admission to Furman's Teacher Education Program is required for all prospective certifiers. Learn how to apply.

Program Requirements

Our programs provide extensive classroom teaching experience outside our campus. Teach with us.

Teacher to Teacher

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Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

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Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

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Our graduate studies program is designed for the professional educator.

We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

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