Become the kind of exceptional teacher that children deserve

Students acquire the knowledge needed to meet the diverse needs of students in an elementary school setting grades 3-6. Clinical experiences experiences occur early and often throughout the program, providing opportunities to observe and practice essential teaching skills.

Credits 126

All courses offered face-to-face on Ann Arbor's campus.

Financial Aid

The average undergraduate student award is $23,395.

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Program Overview

As an elementary educator, you will have the opportunity to have an incredible impact on the way children will learn as they grow up. You’ll learn how to plan curriculum, instruction, and activities for young children, as well as, learn how to perform formal and informal assessments of young children, including observation, analysis, reporting, and application of results. 


CUAA School of Education student, Lilly Alaspa, guides elementary students through math exercise using handheld dry-erase boards.

What to Expect

Certification test support is provided. The final Student Teaching Experienceprepares students for independence as a teacher. Recent graduates have ajob placement rate of nearly 100% in Lutheran, private, public, and charter schools in Michigan and the United States. 

Curriculum topics include:

  • Teaching Strategies
  • Differentiation
  • Classroom management
  • Assessment
  • Ann Arbor

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