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Studying education at Linfield

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Become a Teacher at Linfield

The Linfield Department of Education is composed of passionate educators whose true fortune is developing young professionals seeking to make a difference in the educational system.

Our faculty and staff are invested in your academic and personal well-being. They inspire growth, dedication and compassion while offering individualized support and serving as a critical resource on your journey to becoming a professional educator.

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Making an impact on the future

The Linfield Teacher Education Program is hands-on right from the start. Within your first year here, you will be working as an aide in a local school classroom. And by the time you graduate, you will have spent more than 50 hours gaining hands-on classroom experience, not including a full-year student teaching in one of our nearby school districts!

Our education department takes deep pride in being able to say that the personalized planning paired with small on-campus class sizes and a hands-on approach to learning has continued to yield successful, passionate graduates who are making a difference!

If you join Linfield’s Department of Education, you will be able to leave Linfield in four years with a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science and a license to teach in:

Additional endorsement areas that we offer include:

The sciences and math:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Middle school science
  • Advanced mathematics
  • Middle school mathematics

The arts:

  • Art
  • Music

Language arts:

  • Language arts
  • Middle school language arts
  • World language: French
  • World language: German
  • World language: Spanish

English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL):

This endorsement can be combined with any other endorsement

Health and physical education:

  • Health education
  • Physical education

Social sciences:

  • Elementary - multiple subjects
  • Middle school social studies
  • Social studies

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
900 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Physical Location:
1045 SE Davis Street
McMinnville, OR 97128


Education Department
Potter Hall
503-883-2646
education@linfield.edu