Elementary education teachers are trained to provide instruction in all core knowledge areas for students in Grades K–8. These teachers provide the introduction to and development of concepts and skills that students will use throughout the rest of their academic careers.
The associate’s degree program at Harper prepares you to transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Clinical experiences at area schools give you real-world exposure to different instructional situations in the classroom environment.
Start at Harper. Finish at a four-year university.
The Associate in Arts (AA) degree prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Speak with your advisor about the best courses to take to meet your academic goals.
Harper also offers institution-specific transfer information to help prepare you to transition to a four-year university. To learn more, visit our Transfer Information page or see your advisor.
- Catalog Course Descriptions
- Transfer Guide for Education Majors
- Student Organizations
- Job Placement Resource Center
For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request information form.