Certificate in Transition to Teaching in Elementary Education
American College of Education

Program Details

The online Certificate in Transition to Teaching in Elementary Education helps students with bachelor’s degrees in fields other than education to gain initial elementary teacher certifications.  The curriculum prepares students to manage K-6 classrooms and meet the needs of elementary students while learning the best practices and ways to guide their students toward success.  Students master the foundations of literacy, learn how to integrate digital technology into their instruction, and enter the classroom with student teaching experience.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

American College of Education is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • This program requires a criminal background check and you must have field based diversity experiences and classroom access.
  • This program leads to an initial teaching licensure in Indiana. Students who do not reside in Indiana should determine requirements for applying the Indiana initial license for teacher licensure in their state of residence.