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Elementary Education Degree for Transfer

Offered at: Boulder, Larimer, Westminster, Online

The profession of teaching is an art and a science. Understanding what children need to succeed and helping them reach their goals requires love, passion, commitment, and an intimate knowledge of pedagogy. Front Range Community College provides a strong foundation for your future as a teacher. At FRCC, you can earn your Associate degree in Elementary Education online or at any of our Colorado campuses. With online and in-person courses, plus guidance and support to choose a transfer college or university, you’ll be well prepared to receive your Elementary Education degree and begin changing the lives of others.

A.A. in Elementary Education

60 credits
(2 years)

This degree is designed to provide you with the first two years of a bachelor degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education degree for transfer: See required courses and descriptions.

Offered at all campuses and online.


Transfer Options

You'll take 41 credits from FRCC that are accepted universally at any state college or university with an Elementary Education degree. The other 19 credits you take at FRCC are unique to your transfer institution, so you need to decide on a target transfer college or university to know what to take. We will work with you to choose the right courses. See course list for other 19 credits.

Annual Teaching Salary

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
Elementary School Teacher* $41,362
*Except special education
Colorado Dept of Labor & Employment (2021)

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* Degree with designation