Discover A Passion, Not Just A Profession
Be part of the future of education, learning to teach in ways that are fresh, innovative, and inclusive. You’ll graduate with a teaching certificate in Place and Community-Based Education, a difference that will give you the tools to inspire students, create change, and help you stand out in the job market.
Average salary of
a teacher in Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Education.
HOT 50 JOB
Five of Michigan’s
“Hot 50” jobs for 2026 are in education and community education.
A GROWING FIELD
Education-related careers are projected to grow 8.8% in Michigan. Nationally, it is 9%.
What’s NEXT After High School?
Join NEXT and we’ll help you apply to Eastern Michigan University, connecting you to a mentor and to a caring cohort of students for the duration of your college years. Your success is our priority.