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Teaching Certification in Early Elementary Education (P-5)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Early Elementary Education (P-5) Teacher Certification

Unit: College of Education and Human Development (ED)

Teacher certification in Early Elementary Education (grades P-5) is available at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Students interested in teacher certification at the graduate level through the Master of Arts in Teaching degree first complete a baccalaureate degree before entering the teacher certification program. Students must apply and be accepted into the Master of Arts in Teaching degree program in order to complete teacher certification. Please contact the Education Advising Center for application deadlines.

The following courses are pre-requisites for application to the Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Early Elementary Education. They may be taken as part of the baccalaureate degree program. In addition to these courses, other application credentials must be submitted. For a complete listing of admission requirements, contact the College of Education and Human Development Advising Center.

A Bachelor’s degree including:

Type Hours
Speech Communication (OR Speech Proficiency Exam) 3
English 102 3
ART 407 3
MUSE 525 3
HSS 274 3
Math 151 and 152 6
Biology 3
Physical Science 3
Laboratory from biology or physical science 1

For a listing of specific courses, which meet the requirements listed above, contact the College of Education and Human Development Advising Center.

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