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Elementary Education

A degree in Elementary Education enables students to teach grades 1 through 8.  An elementary classroom teacher is responsible for teaching all content areas: reading, language arts, math, science, and social studies.

Why Elementary Education @EMCC?

Education courses offered at EMCC provide a strong foundation for a career in teaching and include field experiences and practicums to provide students with real-world classroom experiences.

This program is part of the Teacher Education Institute at EMCC, which helps students succeed by offering educational networks and professional opportunities within their selected field(s) of study.

Career and Employment Outlook: 

The Associate in Arts Degree in Elementary Education (AAEE) is for students interested in early childhood, elementary or special education. This degree transfers as a block to any of Arizona’s state universities as well as private institutions. The AAEE is also appropriate for those who wish to work as instructional assistants in Arizona’s public schools.

Transfer Options:

Maricopa Degree Options
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Associate in Arts, Elementary Education (AAEE) Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program
This program has an MAPP (Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program) option. For more information about the MAPP program and to find additional information, see the MAPP page.