Saint Xavier University Department of Education

Department of Education

Title II Data

Conceptual Framework

Preparing scholars, lifelong learners, leaders and reflective professionals who are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.

Teacher Preparation Programs

The Department of Education (DOE) at Saint Xavier University offers baccalaureate programs leading to licensure in early childhood education, middle level education, elementary education, and in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, secondary education (9-12) in art, science (biology), English, social science (history), mathematics, K-12 music and Spanish.

For candidates holding baccalaureate degrees, the Department of Education offers master degree programs leading to initial licensure in elementary education, secondary education, and multicategorical special education, as well as advanced licensure in reading, multicategorical special education and TESOL. New programs for May 2018 include alternative licensure programs for elementary and middle level education.

The school also offers endorsement programs in:

2016 Program Completers Pass Rates on Tests Required for Licensure

Test Field / Category

Institution Statewide
Number Tested Number Passed SXU Pass Rate Pass Rate
Basic Skills        
   Basic Skills Requirement -- -- 100% *
Aggregate -- -- -- *
Professional Knowledge/Pedagogy        
188: All Levels 10 10 100% *
Aggregate 10 10 100% *
Academic Content Areas        
105 Science Biology 5 -- -- *

107 Early Childhood
Education

6 -- -- *

110 Elementary/Middle
Grades

33 33 100% *
111 English Language Art 5 -- -- *
114 Social Science: History 6 -- -- *
115 Mathematics 5 -- -- *
163 Special Education
General Curriculum
-- -- -- *

135 Foreign Language:
Spanish

5 -- -- *
143 Music -- -- -- *
145 Visual Arts 3 -- -- *
Aggregate 108 -- -- *
Teaching Special Populations        
155 Learning Behavior
Specialist I
15 15 100% *
   163 Special Ed General Curriculum Test 15 15 100% *
Aggregate
30 30 100% *
         
Summary Totals and Pass Rate 83 82 99% *


"--" indicates "Number Passed" and "Pass Rate" not shown because "Number Tested" is less than 10.

"*" indicates data has not been published yet.

Accreditation

Saint Xavier University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. All programs offered by the Department of Education are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education and the unit is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Initial Licensure Admission Guidelines

Full Admission to the DOE

To earn full admission to the Department of Education and level 2 coursework SXU undergraduate students, undergraduate transfer students, and graduate students must complete the following requirements:

Conditional Admission to the DOE

Only general education and level 1 education coursework.

Probation Status Admission to the DOE

Only level 1 coursework.

Probation Status and Conditional Admission to the DOE

Only level 1 coursework.

Notable Features and Accomplishments