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

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

CMC’s innovating program provides latest training

The best way to learn how to teach is to get into the classroom! Colorado Mountain College’s Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education places CMC students in elementary classrooms from the start. So as they take college coursework, they 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 CMC students develop skills that help them be successful in their first year of teaching. And by getting into the classroom right away, students also decide early on whether teaching is the career for them.

Embedded Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education

Colorado Mountain College designed this degree in Elementary Education to be based on innovative techniques and approaches from the best of education research. As a result, it blends the latest theories with classroom experience and preparation in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Education. It’s a combination that we believe will make graduates very employable.

Program at a Glance

Degree: Elementary Education, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

$124 In-district
$252 In-state
$469 Out-of-state


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Our new bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education is approved by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Colorado Department of Education and the Higher Learning Commission.

Upper division (Bachelor’s level) courses are offered in the 2015 fall semester. Beginning 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.)