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Elementary Education, TESOL

The Elementary Education, TESOL degree prepares candidates to teach English Learners (ELs) as a general education teacher or an EL specialist.

*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 English as a Second Language endorsement (K-12)  Graduates typically teach grades K-6 in an elementary school with a high number of Multilingual Learners.  They can also be hired as a Multilingual Learner specialist.

A Bilingual Education endorsement can be added for students with Spanish language proficiency. These graduates can teach in a dual language immersion program.

Degree and Certification Information

Department Name: Department of Literacy, Language and Culture

Official Degree Name: Elementary Education, TESOL

Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts

Type of Idaho Teaching Certification: All Subjects (K-8), and English as a Second Language (ESL) (K-12)

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.

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