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Prepare for a career in teaching through Northeastern's College of Arts and Sciences Education Program.

Thinking of Becoming a Teacher?

The College of Arts and Sciences Education Program (CASEP) offers first year students the opportunity to begin preparing for careers as teachers during their first semester at Northeastern. Students selected to join CASEP take specially-designated general education courses in their first and second years. Students in CASEP also become part of a cohort of like-minded students interested in the possibility of becoming teachers. Courses in CASEP are often co-taught by faculty and may have education topics as part of their focus. Students receive additional insights into careers in teaching by conducting elementary or secondary classroom observations in their first year of coursework. 

CASEP Offers

  • Priority registration
  • Specially-designed classes for groups of students who want to be teachers
  • Classes often co-taught by faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Education
  • Classroom observations beginning your first year
  • Opportunities for part-time employment in schools

The Program will help you become:

  • A passionate life-long learner
  • Able to recognize and utilize a variety of teaching strategies
  • Sensitive to the diverse needs of students
  • Experienced in the use of technologies in the classroom
  • A leader of change in our schools

Requirements for CASEP

The program is open to first-year, full-time students who are accepted to Northeastern at the time of application.

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"CASEP will help you determine if teaching if the best career for you."


  • To become a role model for young people and to make a difference in their lives
  • To become a leader in your community and a catalyst for educational change
  • To become a confident communicator and a creative thinker
  • To become a successful student and a passionate lifelong learner
  • To build close relationships with peers who are pursuing a similar career path

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