Elementary Education

About

The Elementary Education Area of Study provides courses that prepare you for transfer into any of the Mississippi accredited university options for educator preparatory programs. You will receive the general core requirements that prepare you to transition into university course work, clinical experiences, and research-based practices to be a highly qualified educator. Introductory courses in education will allow you to explore the teaching profession and the powerful impact of schooling as both a transmitter of culture and a powerful agent for change.

Elementary education programs will fulfill requirements for K-6 licensure in the state of Mississippi. University programs will also offer supplemental endorsements for additional licensure in grades 7–8 and 7–12.

A traditional five-year educator license route in the state of Mississippi includes the following requirements: a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Teacher Education with documentation of completion of student teaching from an accredited institution of higher education; a twenty-one (21) ACT (or SAT equivalent) or achieve a qualifying passing score on the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators examination or minimum GPA of 3.0 on a minimum of 60-hours of course credit; and qualifying scores on the Praxis Subject Assessment and the Praxis: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT).

Locations
  • Jackson ATC
  • Rankin
  • Raymond
  • Utica
  • Vicksburg
  • Online
Curriculum

Important Program Information

The program map provides the courses recommended for any students seeking this transfer area of study. Students should consult the Mississippi Articulation Agreement for specific course requirements at specific Mississippi universities.

  • DEGREES / CERTIFICATES
  • Associate of Arts

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Contact

Jennifer Rodgers, Ed.D.
Education Curriculum Coordinator
601-857-3789

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