About this program
Bachelor of Arts in Education
At Hanover, a community of teachers and learners prepare committed, competent, culturally responsive, and critically reflective new teachers.
- Committed to professional practice, ethical conduct, and diverse perspective.
- Competent in pedagogical content knowledge and effective use of technology in a well-designed classroom.
- Establishes high expectations for students in a culturally responsive manner that understands and values diverse learning needs, incorporating student talents and interests.
- Engages in a critically reflective practice by seeking feedback and transforming assumptions to evaluate student learning and overall teaching effectiveness
As a selective liberal arts college, Hanover is looking for those students who have completed a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. To be eligible for admission, an applicant must have completed the following high school courses:
- Four years of English (literature and composition)
- At least two years of foreign language
- At least two years of mathematics, including Algebra II
The following courses are recommended as part of a well-rounded college-preparatory curriculum:
- At least three years of laboratory science
- At least three years of social studies
- At least one year of fine or performing arts
Students who have taken AP, IB and dual-credit courses may be eligible for Hanover College credits.Hanover College has adopted a test-optional admission policy. If you choose to submit test scores as part of your application, there is no preference for either the SAT or ACT. Hanover College's school code for the SAT is ""1290"" and our ACT code is ""1200"". For international applicants, the TOEFL, IELTS or SAT-I score minimums must be met.
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- Exploring the Arts
- Special Ed Assess: Literacy
- Special Education Assessment: Math
- Focus on the Arts
- Education & the American Culture
- Educational Technology
- Education Law & Ethics
- Children's Literature
- Professional Collaboration
- Special Education Law & Policy
- Classroom Management & PBIS
- Learning Environment & Transition
- Elementary Methods: Social Studies
- Elementary Methods: Math
- Elementary Methods: Language Arts
- Elementary Urban Experience
- Secondary Urban Experience
- Sec Methods: Teaching Middle School
- Secondry Mthds:Teaching High School
- Secondary Methods: Art
- Secondary Methods: Language Arts
- Secondary Methods: World Languages
- Secondary Methods: Mathematics
- Secondary Methods:Phys Edu & Health
- Secondary Methods: Science
- Secondary Methods: Social Studies
- Early Literacy/Development
- Assessment in a Cultural Context
- Student Teaching - Secondary School
- Student Teaching -Elementary School
- Integrated Student Teaching
- Student Teaching: P-12 Environment
- Senior Seminar
Scholarships & funding
Hanover College invests heavily in the future success of our students by offering a robust financial aid program. We offer a combination of merit and need-based aid to international students, known as the HAQ Scholarship, annually renewed and applied to tuition only. Admitted International students are offered a guaranteed minimum HAQ scholarship based on GPA. GPAs are calculated on a 4.0 scale. GPAs may be manually calculated if your transcripts are not currently on a 4.0 scale basis. The NCAA guidelines are used for these calculations.
- 1827 Scholarship: $28,000, for admitted students with 4.0 and above in weighted GPA
- Bicentennial Scholarship: $26,000, for admitted students with 3.75-3.99 in weighted GPA
- Founder's Scholarship: $24,000, for admitted students with 3.5-3.74 in weighted GPA
- Presidential Scholarship: $23,000, for admitted students with 3.25-3.49 in weighted GPA
- Trustee Scholarship: $22,000, for admitted students with 3.0-3.24 in weighted GPA
- Dean's Scholarship: $20,000, for admitted students with 2.99 and below in weighted GPA
In addition to this investment in our students, Hanover also offers a four-year graduation guarantee to all students, promising students will graduate in four years (eight semesters), or tuition for a fifth year is free.
As noted, The Princeton Review named Hanover College one of the nation’s top 50 “Best Value” private colleges, along with Princeton, Dartmouth, Duke and Stanford. Hanover College was chosen for our excellent academics, generous financial aid packages and relatively low costs of attendance.
Tuition fee for the course is $58,544 per academic year, including estimated book and insurance costs. Visit the university's website for more information.
Hanover College's Network of Education Professionals
- As a Hanover education student, our professors, experienced clinical educators and your liberal arts professors will support and mentor you throughout your four years of study.
- You can choose to teach in a more urban setting like Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Denver or Louisville.
- Your professional network expands with each new field experience as resources and ideas are shared and tested.
- The Levett Career Center creates your credential file and offers job fairs and workshops for you as you prepare to graduate and apply for a first-year teaching job.
- Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
- 100% job placement rate of graduates seeking employment in the field of education.
- 127 students enrolled in education courses.
- 56 admitted teacher candidates.
- 25 graduates (13 elementary, 12 secondary, 8 dual)
- At least 100 hours actively engaged in public school classrooms, starting as early as first-year students.
- 490 hours - the average number of required hours of supervised clinical experiences for student teaching.
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About this institute
Hanover College is small, private college located in Hanover, Indiana. Established in 1827 as Indiana’s first private college, Hanover has a longstanding history within the state and recognition for Alumni success. With about 1,100 undergraduate students, over 600 acres of...
Why study at Hanover College
Hanover College gives students the best of all worlds. There are renowned professors at the top of their discipline, but classes small enough to get 1:1 interaction and mentoring from those professors.
We are located in a small midwestern area near one of Indiana's most historic small towns (Madison, IN), but less than an hour away from some of the largest and most touristic cities of the Midwest.
We have a one-of-a-kind naturally beautiful campus with over 600 acres of space, hiking trails, over 30 waterfalls, and endless hammocking spots. Hanover is also Indiana's first and oldest private, liberal arts, college. Hanover is also a global institution with about 18 different international partner universities and a variety of study abroad options to participate in during your 4 years here.
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