Education
Impacting futures... one mind at a time
Teaching is a calling…students engage in service learning as a component of teaching and learning 
  • Student organizations offer multiple opportunities to serve
  • The education department has a strong relationship with the Mitchell Public Schools.
DWU education curriculum is setting the standard…we believe future teachers need to be well-prepared, dedicated, and professional
  • DWU education majors create Personal Electronic Portfolios (PEP) compiled of documentation and evidence of professional preparation
Real experiences in real classrooms with real teachers….begin as early as your freshman year
  • Most DWU teacher candidates experience over 200 hours in real classrooms before they student teach
Positive Relationships with faculty…our friendly and highly competent faculty members provide individual guidance and direction
  • All classes remain small to allow for effective interaction
Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
Dakota Wesleyan University has been honored as a College of Distinction through demonstration of excellence in these areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
The Chronicle of Higher Education named Dakota Wesleyan University one of the “Great Colleges to Work For®” for 2014-2015. DWU won honors in three categories: facilities, workspace and security, and supervisor/department chair relationship.
Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W. University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
800-333-8506
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605-995-2600

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