Shape the future of our youth.
Elementary educators set the stage for lifelong learning. This important responsibility
demands an understanding of modern teaching methods and child development, as
well as a broad knowledge in multiple subjects, from reading and writing, to science and
In this program, you will learn to teach basic subject areas to diverse groups of
children in Kindergarten through eighth grade. You will gain on-the job skills with
three practicum experiences in an elementary classroom and one semester of student
teaching under the supervision of experienced teachers.
Teacher certification, a requirement for teaching in a public school, varies from state to
state. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to take certification exams
for the state in which you want to teach.