Interested in learning more about a specific undergrad program?
476 Old Main Building
College of Education and Professional Psychology
Saint Martin's University
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503-7500
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Undergraduate education program overview
The University's education program insures that all students have
knowledge in the liberal arts and experience in the classroom.
During the professional sequence, students gain knowledge and skills
essential to effective teaching and participate in varied field
experiences in school classrooms. University faculty, as well as
local school district teachers and administrators, participate in
the program and contribute to its quality and relevance.
Our program is certified!
The education program is approved by the Washington State Board of Education
under the 1998 revised performance-based standards. Students completing the
elementary, secondary or special education programs are eligible for state
certification. The Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
sometimes makes changes in certificate requirements that take precedence
over requirements outlined in the University's academic catalog.
Choose an endorsement!
Saint Martin's has been authorized by the Washington Board of
Education to offer teacher certificate
the following fields: biology, bilingual education, chemistry,
choral music, drama, early childhood education, early childhood
special education elementary education, English/language arts,
English as a second language, French, health/P.E., instrumental
music, Japanese, mathematics, middle level education in
math/science, middle level education in humanities, music (general),
reading, science, social studies, Spanish and special education.
Join the education club!
To supplement the classroom learning, Saint Martin's education
students and prospective students can become members in the Saint
Martin's University Future Educators (SMUFE), an active education
club on campus. If you are interested in becoming a member or want
more information contact the President; Jayme Fierro at:
or visit their