Education at Viterbo

Viterbo’s education programs graduate exceptional professionals who are ready to make a difference in the classroom and in the lives of their students.

Hands On

Students learn to use the tools and technology needed to succeed in the classroom and develop their own teaching methods using the teaching laboratory. Students build digital and personal resumes, hone their interviewing skills, and learn to search for their ideal job.


Viterbo features small classes taught by faculty members dedicated to student success. They provide leadership and serve as an excellent example for the educators of tomorrow.

Numbers Matter

Viterbo education students pass their licensure exams at a rate 20% above the state average.


Education students learn the skills needed to nurture and enrich young minds and build community, making them very effective professional educators the day they graduate.


Viterbo education students and graduates are part of a professional community that promotes lifelong learning and community engagement. Faculty members have extensive experience in the classroom and are dedicated to graduating teachers who are ethical leaders and exceptional educators.

Real World Experience

Experience matters at Viterbo University. That is why Viterbo education students begin their field experience their first year on campus. Strong community and educational partnerships allow students to hone their skills in a variety of classroom environments.

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The Viterbo experience includes inspiring faculty, a mentoring approach, wide-ranging experiences on campus and in the community, and help landing jobs. It is our career-ready focus that prepares students for rewarding and fulfilling careers and lives. It is also why PayScale ranked Viterbo in the top 10 in the nation for careers with high meaning and good pay.


99% Viterbo Placement Rate


Top 10 In the Nation



Our liberal arts, values-based education engages students through professional work, research, and service. Students develop the skills employers seek: critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and teamwork with an emphasis on social justice, diversity, and ethical decision making.

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