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About the Psychology 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement Degree Program

On Campus

Students of the Psychology 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement will develop psychology knowledge, skill, and experience needed to be an effective psychology teacher. Psychology is the scientific investigation of behavior and mental processes. It illuminates some of life’s most important questions and provides us with a rich understanding of social influence, learning, human intelligence, the roots of personality, the effects of stress on health, and a myriad of other topics.

Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney work alongside faculty members in the department who encourage active participation, hands-on learning, and are committed to the development of future psychology teachers. The program allows students to choose a second teaching area to increase opportunities for teaching in secondary education. Education degrees are a cornerstone of UNK, which has produced some of Nebraska’s top teachers.

Psychology 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement Program at a Glance


Credit Hours

General Studies requirement has been reduced to 30 credit hrs allowing more freedom and making it easier to transfer to UNK.

Degree Received

Psychology 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education


Per Credit Hour

With the New Nebraskan Scholarship all undergraduate students pay in-state tuition

Nicole Hoffman

“I realized my passion lies in the teaching field. Psychology had always been something I really loved too, so it made sense to me to combine my passion and my love.” “I like how passionate every single teacher is in the psychology department. Their love for their respective fields is something I admire and want to find.” “My studies have allowed me to find out what I am passionate about, which will help me teach my students in my future classroom.”

Nicole Hoffman


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