Geography Teacher Education

A bachelor's degree, preferably in geography education, and a teacher's license are required to become a geography teacher. There are a number of degree options available to those interested in this career path. Read on to learn more about options in geography teacher education.

Inside Geography Teacher Education

Geography is a subject taught at all grade levels, but teachers who specialize in geography tend to teach in grades 6-12. While those interested in teaching at the elementary school level are not required to obtain a degree in a specific field of study, most states require middle school and high school geography teachers to obtain a bachelor's degree in geography or a related social science. Elementary school teachers who teach geography may complete an elementary education degree with a minor or specialization in geography.

From middle and high school teachers, to college and university professors, there are a multitude of degree options and career choices available to aspiring geography teachers. has many resources for you to learn about options available in this career field.

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