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Specialize in Wonder
Committed, caring elementary school teachers are the foundation upon which lives full of possibilities are built. Great teachers ignite curiosity and instill a love of discovery. They revel in the optimistic energy of their students. And they have the power to change lives. Even now, you probably still remember your favorite primary school teacher.
With your degree in Elementary Education from Ferris, you will be ready to inspire growth in your students. With in-depth classroom study and more than 570 hours teaching in the field, you will have the precise mixture of theoretical knowledge and experience-based skills to approach the everyday unexpected occurrences of an elementary classroom.
You don't have to go far from home to take your education further at Ferris. You can earn your degree at one of our a Statewide locations or at our main campus in Big Rapids. With online resources, a local team of dedicated staff, and the traditional college experience, we're here to help you each step of the way.
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- Subject Matter
Further preparing you for your teaching career, you will specialize in a subject area suited to elementary students. Minor in Language Arts, Science or Math (availability of subject matters depends on your location) and obtain your Michigan Elementary Provisional Certification. You may also choose to add the ZS Endorsement to your certification, giving you the opportunity to work with our youngest learners.
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- Financial Aid
Your degree should be worth every penny you put into it. Our Financial Aid team is here to make sure that it is.
They'll help you maximize your financial aid at Ferris and your community college with scholarships, payment plans, consortium agreements, Employer Tuition Reimbursement, and other high-value programs.
The Elementary Education degree has been designed as a degree completion program. You will need a minimum number of credit hours to enter this program. Contact a local or online advisor for all of the details.
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