Start a teaching career with a bachelor's degree in elementary educationat Colorado Mountain College.

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

Get ahead with a hands-on teaching program


This program is offered at Edwards and Glenwood Springs

This program is pending accreditation. Read More.

The best way to learn how to teach is to…get into the classroom! Through our new Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, you’ll be placed in elementary classrooms from the start. So as you take college coursework, you will also learn alongside veteran teachers.

Why is this important? Many college students don’t get into the classroom until later in their program, giving them few chances to develop classroom skills. By getting experience during all four years you will develop skills that can help you be successful in your first year of teaching. And by getting into the classroom right away, you can also decide early on whether teaching is the career for you.

Colorado Mountain College designed this bachelor’s degree based upon innovative techniques and approaches from the best of education research. As a result, it blends the latest theories with classroom experience and Cultural and Linguistic Diversity (CLD) training. It’s a combination that will make you very employable.

Start a career with a lifetime impact!

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Pending Accreditation: Our new bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education has been approved by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education and the Colorado Department of Education. We are anticipating accreditation soon from the Higher Learning Commission.

All courses for the first year will be offered in fall semester 2014. Pending approval, courses for the sophomore year will be offered beginning in fall 2015. The first year classes are part of CMC’s Associate of Arts degree in Elementary Education and may be used for the statewide transfer agreement in elementary education. (See our catalog for requirements.)