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Elmhurst offers a full range of teacher education programs that lead to Illinois teacher licensure at the undergraduate level. Thoroughly steeped in Elmhurst's strong liberal arts tradition, the Department of Education provides excellent resources for content-area and specialized education courses.

All teacher licensure programs are accredited by the State of Illinois. Candidates who complete these approved programs are recommended for Illinois state teacher licensure, which allows them to be legally employed as teachers in Illinois public schools.

Major in Early Childhood Education with Special Education Approval (current program)
NEW: Major in Educating Young Children (begins Fall 2017)
Major in Elementary Teacher Education
Secondary and K-12 Licensure
Major in Special Education
Major in Secondary Education
Complete Minors in Education

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