Skip to main content


This interest field is for students interested in teaching.  Students may choose careers involving teaching in formal classroom settings, online instructional design, or corporate training.  Careers may also involve more informal settings, such as environmental education or adult education.

Related Majors at MSU

College of Arts & Letters: Art Education, Chinese, English, French, German, Spanish (Teaching Minors: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

College of BusinessHuman Resource Management

College of Communication Arts & Sciences: Communication, Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Information and Communication Technology for Development

College of Education: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Kinesiology

James Madison College: Comparative Cultures and Politics, International Relations, Social Relations and Policy, Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy

College of Natural Science: Biological Science-Interdepartmental, Chemistry, Earth Science – Interdepartmental, Mathematics, Physical Science-Interdepartmental, Physics (Teaching Minors: Biological Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, Mathematics, Physics)

College of Social Science: Child Development, Economics, History, IDS- Social Science Education (Teaching Minors: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology)

Click here for a listing of all undergraduate academic programs at MSU.


Sample of employers who often recruit MSU students for internships and full-time positions

  • Agriscience and Natural Resource Education programs in local school districts
  • FFA Adviser
  • Head Start
  • Michigan Farm Bureau
  • Michigan State University Extension
  • MSU Global
  • Teach For America
  • Various public and private schools

Professional Organizations

MSU Student Organizations:

  • Collegiate FFA
  • MSU National Council of Teachers of English
  • National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Job/Internship Search Engines

Connect with employers who are recruiting Spartans:

Field Specific: