Join Concordia University Ann Arbor’s Accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Lower and Upper Elementary Education

Greetings, future educators! Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey towards becoming an exceptional elementary school teacher? Look no further than Concordia University Ann Arbor’s School of Education, where innovation meets tradition and your dreams of making a difference in young minds come to life.

Tailored for the Modern Professional

Are you a working professional with a passion for teaching? Our online and accelerated bachelor’s degree program caters specifically to individuals seeking to inspire young minds in lower elementary (pre-kindergarten to third grade) and upper elementary (third grade to sixth grade). What makes our program truly stand out? It’s the first of its kind in the great state of Michigan!

Swift and Efficient: Your Gateway to Teaching in Just Three Years

Time is of the essence, and we understand that. Our Bachelor of Arts program can be completed in as little as three years, allowing you to transition seamlessly into the world of education. The perfect balance of thorough coursework and hands-on experience ensures you’re well-equipped to tackle the challenges of modern classrooms.

Expertise That Shapes Futures

Our courses are not just taught; they are crafted by full-time faculty and highly qualified adjunct instructors with extensive classroom teaching backgrounds. We believe in learning from those who have been in your shoes, and that’s exactly what you’ll get here.

Flexibility for Your Busy Life

Designed with the working professional in mind, our coursework is entirely online, presented in an 8-week asynchronous format. Juggling work and education? Most of our students comfortably manage two 8-week courses simultaneously, along with single-credit clinical courses.

The flexibility extends to timing as well, with coursework distributed throughout the entire year for timely program completion. Dive into intriguing subjects such as “Nature of the Exceptional Child,” “The Art and Science of Teaching Reading,” “Designing Instruction,” “Number Sense,” and “Children’s Literature.”

Real-World Experience, Right Where You Are

Many of our students are already making a difference in Michigan schools, and you can seamlessly integrate clinical (fieldwork) into your local school setting. If you’re already working in a school, we’ll collaborate with you and the school to make your fieldwork experience both meaningful and convenient.

Certification and Beyond

Upon completing our program, you’ll earn a Bachelor of Arts degree and Michigan certification in Pre-Kindergarten to 6th grade, with the option to pursue a Lutheran Teacher Diploma or Christian Teacher Certificate. We believe in providing choices that align with your personal and professional values.

Transfer-Friendly Approach

Worried about previous college credits? Fear not! We’re transfer-friendly, allowing you to bring in up to 84 credits of previous college coursework. Your past achievements are recognized and valued here.

Support Every Step of the Way

A dedicated advising and support team is ready to guide you through your academic journey. We understand the importance of personalized assistance, and we’re committed to ensuring you have all the tools you need to succeed.

Start Your Journey Today!

Ready to inspire young minds and shape the future of education? Take the first step by applying to Concordia University Ann Arbor’s School of Education. Did we mention our admission application is free and includes a complimentary transfer credit transcript evaluation? Your teaching career awaits – let’s make it happen together!

Join us at Concordia University Ann Arbor, where teaching dreams become reality. Apply now and set your course for a fulfilling career in education with a Bachelor of Arts degree!