Elementary Education

With an elementary education degree, you will be prepared for teaching careers in elementary and middle school education.

The School of Education and Human Services offers an undergraduate program leading to State of Michigan certification in elementary education — with content majors in areas such as language arts, mathematics, integrated science, and social studies.

This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

  • My future career:

    Elementary Principal

    • Career & Salary Information
    • Possible Career Options
    • Median Salary*
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    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

    ** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.

    Additional Considerations

    Some careers may require additional education. See your academic adviser for more information.

    • Athletic Director
    • Childcare Worker
    • Curriculum Director
    • Instructional Coordinator
    • School Counselor
    • Social Worker

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