Do you dream of becoming a teacher?

Start your teaching career at George Fox.

Be known for inspiring the next generation

George Fox University is a top-ranked Christian university offering teaching degree programs for individuals who believe they are called to be teachers. We offer initial licensure at all four levels of authorization — early childhood, elementary, middle school, and secondary.

George Fox is one of the leading producers of teachers in Oregon. Our programs are regionally and nationally accreditated and are approved by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).

Bachelor's Degree Programs

  • Traditional four-year program
  • Adult degree completion program (evenings and some weekends)

Master's Degree and Licensure Programs

  • Master of arts in teaching (full- and part-time formats)
  • Master of education (online and face-to-face classes)

Programs for Current Educators

  • Master of education (online and face-to-face classes)
  • Endorsements in ESOL and Reading (online and face-to-face classes)
  • Administrative licensure (online and face-to-face classes)
  • Doctor of education (online and face-to-face classes)

Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University

NCATE Accredited

George Fox is Oregon's nationally recognized Christian university, providing students with personal attention, global opportunities to learn and serve, and a supportive community that encourages academic rigor and spiritual growth.

Forbes ranks George Fox among the top 20 Christian colleges in America. George Fox is also classified as a top-tier regional university by U.S. News & World Report. More than 3,700 students attend classes on the university’s residential campus in Newberg, at its Portland and Salem centers, and at other teaching sites in Oregon.

We offer bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, adult degree programs, six seminary degrees, and 12 master’s and doctoral degrees. 

In keeping with our mission of Christian higher education, all employees – faculty, administration and staff – are committed Christians. 

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