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Post-BA/BS Teacher Certification, Elementary

Bachelor of Arts/bachelor of science

Central Michigan University

This degree is designed for those who are interested in teaching at the Elementary school level. Successful completion of this program will result in recommendation for Elementary certification with an Integrated Science major (DI endorsement), and optional minors in Reading (BT endorsement), and Child Development (ZS endorsement). This degree and certification allows one to teach K-5 all subjects, K-6 self-contained classrooms, K-8 reading, Language Arts, and Science. The ZS endorsement is highly sought after for someone wanting to teach Pre-K through grade 3.

Central Michigan University (Suite 101)

Phone: (231) 995-1756
Fax: (231) 995-1758
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Bachelor’s Program:

  • Elementary Education Certification
    – Integrated Science (DI) (major)
    – Reading (BT) (minor)
    – Early Child Development (ZS) (minor)

Master’s Programs:

  • Administration, concentrations in:
    – General
    – Health Services
    – Human Resources
    – Leadership
    – Public
  • Educational Leadership (MA-EL)
    – Elem. and Sec. Administrator Certif.
  • Public Administration, concentrations in:
    – Public Admin.
    – State & Local Gov't.
    – Nonprofit
    – General
  • Reading & Literacy (BR) (K-12) (cohort)

Post-Master's Program:

  • Specialist in Education (EdS) (Central Office Certificate)

Doctoral Program:

  • Doctor of Education (EdD)


  • General Administration
  • Health Services Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership
  • Public Administration


  • Central Office Certificate
  • Early Childhood (ZS)
  • Elem. & Sec. Administrator Certification
  • Integrated Science (DI)
  • Reading (BT)
  • Reading Specialist (BR)
  • Recertification/Endorsement/Educational Planned Program