Have an effect on education

Earn your elementary education degree – and help children through the beginning stages of education

Strengthen the educational experience for elementary-aged children by earning your elementary education degree. You’ll gain the communication, collaboration and information utilization skills you’ll need to be an effective classroom teacher. You want to help students develop through their educational experience – and by earning your elementary education degree online or at a campus near you, you’ll acquire the skills and knowledge you’ll need to make a difference in the lives of your students.

Our on-campus and online elementary education degree program helps teacher candidates develop the professional competence and values to help translate their passion for teaching into a meaningful career. Choose the learning format that works best for you, by either taking your courses online or at a location near you.

You want to stand as a notable role model in children’s lives – and we want to help you. Become an elementary school teacher and help students rise to their potential.



Discover our elementary education degree program and prepare yourself for a career in education:




Master of Arts in Education/Elementary Teacher Education:

This on-campus and online elementary education degree program is designed to prepare you for teacher licensure as an elementary school teacher. If you already have a bachelor’s degree and a passion for helping children reach their educational goals – your future in education can be in reach. This program includes a student teaching component, ensuring you have the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively lead a classroom as a competent educator in an elementary school environment. You’ll earn your degree through coursework that’s aligned with national standards.



Why Phoenix?

Whether you’re interested in earning your elementary education degree or any another degree from the College of Education, one thing is certain. You’ll learn from a curriculum built and taught by industry experts, with faculty averaging 19 years of industry experience. From day one, you’ll be able to hit the ground running with valuable resources designed to help you earn your degree and go beyond.

Be prepared
Through faculty support and guidance, along with relevant coursework – we’ll help you prepare for the edTPA assessment.
Get financial assistance
If you’re interested in earning your elementary education degree online or on-campus, you have the opportunity to qualify for the Milestone Scholar program, reducing tuition costs as you progress through the program.
Experience support
You’ll get the support you need from dedicated specialists that partner with you through your licensure and credential processes.

If you have questions about how to enroll, fill out the request for information form and we’ll put you in contact with an Enrollment Representative.

You’re ready to help students advance through their educational journey – and we’re behind you. Earn your elementary education degree online or at a campus near you – and become the elementary school teacher you’re ready to be.

To learn more about licensure requirements in your state visit http://www.phoenix.edu/colleges/college-of-education/teacher-licensure/state-requirements.html