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This program provides teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to add both Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education endorsements to their existing Michigan secondary teaching certificate, allowing the holder to teach all subjects in general and special education pre-school, all subjects in kindergarten through grade 5, and in kindergarten through grade 8 self-contained classrooms. Students complete both the Elementary Studies and Early Childhood ZS minors and a portion of the professional education core that is specific to working with elementary students. Upon completing the program and passing the required state tests, students will be eligible to apply for the endorsements.

Program Requirements: Bachelor Degree

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