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Elementary Education

Welcome to Elementary Education! We believe the best way to prepare our future teachers to provide them with as much practice as possible. In our program, our teacher candidates receive multiple opportunities for classroom experiences with diverse student populations. Additionally teacher candidates receive individualized attention and instruction from our expert faculty in the university classroom, as well as in the field placements in public schools.

Department Name: Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies

Official Degree Name: Elementary Education

Certificate Type: Bachelor of Arts

Type of Idaho Teaching Certification: All Subjects (K-8)

Note for Students with Out-of-State Home Addresses: If considering an academic program that leads to a professional license or certification in your state, it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state BEFORE beginning the academic program located outside your state, or upon changing states. Visit the Professional Licensure Disclosures website for more information.

**Do you already have an undergraduate degree and are looking for a graduate option to earn your teaching certification? Check out our Master In Teaching (MIT) programs. Most programs can be completed within a year and will earn both a master’s degree and teaching certification.

What can I do with this degree?

This four-year program leads to an All Subjects (K-8) teaching certificate in Idaho with an additional middle school endorsement.

Graduates with this type of certification typically teach in an elementary school grades K-6 or in middle schools in their area of endorsement.

Degree Requirements and Advising Resources

Costs and Scholarships

Boise State provides an affordable, quality education to improve your future. Scholarship opportunities are available for residents and nonresidents, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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