About the Program
- Focus on your major subject areas while also learning everything from educational psychology and children’s literature to planning multicultural activities and writing across the curriculum. You’ll also learn how to develop strategies and lesson plans.
- Expand your horizons and compare the education systems of other countries in our summer study abroad programs, and you can join our award-winning student organizations for networking and professional development.
ASU teacher education graduates have a 94% pass rate on Texas teacher certification exams, and the majority go on to be classroom teachers. Some also go straight into graduate school.
Our B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies elementary teacher education degree programs are accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). They have also been recognized by the Association for Childhood Education International and the Council for Exceptional Children.
Our award-winning faculty are all experienced educators. You can work side by side with them on grant-funded programs and research projects, and our small class sizes mean you get the individual attention you deserve.
Our graduates enjoy teaching careers in public and private schools all over Texas, and many have won Teacher of the Year Awards in their respective school districts and regions.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment opportunities for kindergarten and elementary teachers is expected to remain steady through 2028, adding over 53,000 new jobs.