Are you a future teacher?

Teachers inspire. They play an important role in shaping young people’s lives that extends far into their future. Chances are you’ve become who you are today largely because of the profound influence of one or more teachers.

At Manchester, we teach teachers. We started out as a teaching college, and while we offer more than 70 areas of study today, we’ve been building a reputation for excellence in our teacher education program for over 130 years.

Whether your future is in elementary, secondary or all-grade education, hands-on experience and passionate faculty will prepare you to inspire the next generation of students!

Classroom experience

Classroom experience

Manchester education majors get field experience in their first year.

Educational Studies

Educational studies major 

For students interested in educating others outside the traditional classroom setting

Passionate Faculty

Passionate faculty

Instilling in you a passion for your profession!

Why Manchester?

Manchester has a reputation for excellence. Ask an employer of any MU grad, and they'll tell you that Manchester graduates are effective problem solvers and great communicators. We're recognized nationally, too, by college guides like U.S.News & World Report and Princeton Review, for our high standards and alumni outcomes.

MU graduates earn teaching licenses through the state of Indiana, where our accreditation is recognized, as well as nationally with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.



96 percent of graduates have their own classroom positions within six months of graduation – an unheard-of statistic




Ranked 8th in U.S.News & World Report's “Great Schools, Great Prices” Midwest ranking


Consecutive years names a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report

Choose from these areas for education majors

Elementary Education
English Learners
High Ability
Mild Interventions

Secondary Education
Choral Music
English/Language Arts
Instrumental Music
Physical Education
Visual Arts

All Grade Education

Educational Studies

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Whether you're graduating from high school or transferring from another university, you'll find one of the best teacher education programs in Indiana at Manchester University!

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