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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Transition to Teaching in Elementary Education

American College of Education

14 months
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6642 USD/year
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About

This Transition to Teaching in Elementary Education program at the American College of Education is designed for those who want to be elementary teachers but have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields.

Overview

By building a solid foundation in elementary education, it will prepare you for a career of working with young learners.

Key Features

  • Flexible: Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.
  • Hands-on Learning: To help you transition to a career in teaching, you’ll complete field experiences/observations throughout the program and end with student teaching. This hands-on experience will make sure you’re ready to teach.
  • State-Approved: This Transition to Teaching in Elementary Education program at the American College of Education is approved to lead to an initial elementary generalist teacher license in Indiana.
  • Transferable: If you choose to continue your education, you can apply all of the credits earned in this certificate program toward our M.A. in Elementary Teaching and get your degree faster.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Emerging Literacy Methods for Elementary Teacher Preparation
  • Developing Literacy Methods: Integrating Skills in Elementary Teacher Preparation
  • Social Studies and Language Arts for Elementary Teacher Preparation
  • Orientation to Elementary Teaching 
  • Integrated Curriculum: Fine Arts, Technology, and Wellness
  • Elementary Student Teaching and Seminar Last Course

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor's or highest post-baccalaureate degree earned

Minimum grade point average cumulative 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for full admission

  • or 2.5 and, at least, 5 years of documented professional experience related to the content area in which the applicants seek licensure;
  • or both a bachelor's degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution and proof of passing Indiana state approved content area examination(s) in the subject area.
Provide official test results* demonstrating achievement of the following scores on any of these nationally recognized tests:
  • ACT: Minimum Composite score of 24
  • GRE: Minimum Composite score of 301
  • SAT: Minimum Composite score of 1100

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 USD for the full programme during 14 months.
  • National

    6642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 USD for the full programme during 14 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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