Teacher Education

Program Overview

The elementary and middle education program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in the principles of teaching and learning. Through a combination of coursework, field experience, and hands-on training, our students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their future teaching careers.

As a teacher education student, you will have the opportunity to gain practical experience through our partnerships with local schools. Through field experience and student teaching, you can apply what you have learned in the classroom to real-world teaching situations.

Learn from experienced and dedicated faculty who are practitioners in their respective fields. The elementary and middle education program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), ensuring that our graduates meet the highest standards of excellence in education.

Real World Success
Elementary Educator

Our graduates can expect to earn a median wage of around $48,660 per year.

Eligibility Requirements

By fulfilling these requirements, candidates for this degree will be well-prepared to pursue teaching careers in elementary or middle schools.

  • Three areas of study: General Studies, Professional Education, and Elementary Education
  • A minimum of 120 semester hours of credit in approved subjects
  • An overall grade point average of 2.75 or better

What You Need to Graduate

  • Completed general studies curriculum
  • 28 credits in EDU courses
  • Aggregate 2.0 GPA in all courses