Is a Career in Teaching or Counseling for You?

January 14, 2013

Change your life in just one year. Change their lives forever

EVENT:            School of Education Information Night
WHEN:             Thursday, Jan. 24, 7–9 p.m.
WHERE:            Howarth Hall, Room 212
                       University of Puget Sound, Tacoma
DETAILS:           Free and open to the public

TACOMA, Wash. – Would you like to become a certified teacher in just a year? Or, if you are a working adult who prefers evening studies, would you like to become a school counselor in just two years?

Come meet the faculty at University of Puget Sound’s School of Education to learn more about the school’s nationally recognized programs and dynamic learning environment that help ensure a smooth start to your new career.

The School of Education is holding an information night, open to the public, from 7 to 9 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 24 in Howarth Hall, Room 212, on campus. See below for directions.

Students in Puget Sound’s School of Education benefit from small classes, intensive training, and many hours of experience student teaching or counseling in local schools. The program has one of the best job placement rates in the state and graduates receive ongoing career support.

At the information night, faculty and staff from the Master of Arts in Teaching program and the Master of Education in Counseling program will explain what the programs involve, how to enroll, and the career opportunities that a master’s degree provides.

The Master of Arts in Teaching is a one-year, full-time program designed for students who already have an undergraduate degree, and who are seeking to earn teacher certification and a master’s degree in education.

The Master of Education program offers a degree in counseling. It is for students who already have an undergraduate degree, and who wish to enter the counseling profession as a school counselor or mental health counselor. The program is designed to be convenient for working adults, with classes available in the late afternoon or early evening on a full- or part-time basis. Completion can take as little as two years.

Students at Puget Sound are a close-knit community of learners dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young people. The school’s nationally recognized programs and exceptional faculty prepare highly qualified teachers and counselors who are sought after by school districts and employers. Students also enjoy lifetime access to continuing development and support from the school, the faculty, and their peers. Puget Sound offers:

  • A dynamic liberal arts environment
  • Outstanding faculty
  • Excellent professor/student ratio
  • Top job placement rates
  • One-year Master of Arts in Teaching degree
  • Two-year Master of Education degree
  • Lifelong career support

For more details and web-based resources visit:
For accessibility information please contact or 253.879.3236.

For directions and a map of the campus:

Photos on page: Student teachers from the School of Education work with schoolchildren at a local school.

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