Welcome to the Department of Elementary Education!

The department of Elementary Education offers three undergraduate programs leading to recommendations for Alabama professional educator certification: 

  • B.S.Ed in Early Childhood Education Preschool - 3rd Grade
  • B.S.Ed in Elementary Education Kindergarten- 6th Grade
  • B.S.Ed in Elementary Education Kindergarten- 6th Grade and Collaborative Special Education Kindergarten- 6th Grade

The department offers the following graduate programs leading to recommendations for Alabama professional educator certification:

  • M.A.Ed in Early Childhood Education Preschool – 3rd Grade
  • M.A.Ed in Elementary Education Kindergarten – 6th Grade
  • M.A.Ed in Collaborative Teacher Special Education Kindergarten- 6th Grade
  • M.A.Ed in Collaborative Teacher Special Education 6th Grade- 12th Grade
  • Alt. M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education Preschool – 3rd Grade
  • Ed.S. in Elementary Education Kindergarten – 6th Grade

All programs are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) and are accredited through 2020 by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education now consolidated into a new accrediting body, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Graduates of the University of North Alabama's programs are knowledgeable, practicing professionals who are prepared as outstanding educators and leaders through achievement of the highest standards of knowledge and practice to assist all students to learn.

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