Education - Facts

  • All initial and advanced teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP).
  • An average of 70 students earn bachelor's degrees in elementary education, 12 students earn bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education (it is a new program and growing fast), 15 students earn M.Ed. in Education degrees, 5 students earn M.Ed. in Reading degrees, and 10 students earn M.S. in Educational Leadership degrees each year.
  • In 2009-2010, 415 undergraduate students were declared either early childhood education or elementary education majors. Of these, 73% were Caucasian, 14% were African-American, 12% were Native American, 4% were Hispanic, and 2% were Asian/Pacific Islander.
  • In 2009-2010, 55 graduate students were working toward an M.Ed. in Education degree, 20 graduate students were working toward an M.Ed. in Reading degree, and 35 graduate students were working toward M.S. in Educational Leadership degrees. Of these, 81% were Caucasian, 13% were African-American, 4% were Native American, and 1% were Hispanic.
  • The average class size for unrestricted education classes is 22. The average class size for restricted classes is 17.
  • Undergraduate students complete an average of 580 hours of field experiences, graduate students in the M.Ed. programs complete an average of 55 hours, and graduate students in the M.S. program complete 535 hours of field experiences.
  • The State Department of Education declared the following to be the top teacher shortage areas for 2009-2010: Science, Early Childhood, Music, Mathematics, and Social Studies. Cameron offers education degrees in all of these areas.
  • Of the Cameron graduates who pursue jobs in education, 98% get hired after receiving their teaching licenses.

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Contact Information

Nance Boyer, Room 1078
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505
580.581.2320 Voice
580.581.2865 Fax
jdennis@cameron.edu