The type of degree needed to become a teacher varies on what one will actually teach. Typically a public school teacher is required to obtain a bachelor's degree, along with the state's specific licensing.Continue Reading
Elementary school teachers typically obtain a bachelor's degree in general education. Middle and high school level teachers are likely to obtain a degree that is specific to the topic that will be taught.
In addition to a bachelor's degree, potential teachers are required to partake in supervised field experiences. This includes student teaching, which is practicing the method of teaching under the supervision of an already licensed teacher.Learn more about Career Aspirations