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Educator Preparation Program

Western Colorado University

Elementary Education Major with Licensure

For the first three years, you will take a variety of courses to master the content that you’ll need to become an excellent teacher. After completing your coursework, you can apply for the year-long clinical residency that is completed during your senior year in an elementary classroom anywhere in the world. To prepare for your residency, you’ll have the opportunity to attend a summer session and complete your education-specific coursework online, while student teaching. Students graduate with a degree in Elementary Education and a license to teach elementary education from the Colorado Department of Education.

Pathway Type:

Initial Licensure: Undergraduate

Course Format:

In Person, Online


48 + months

Region(s) Served:

Statewide, West Central

Contact Information:

103 Crawford Hall, 600 North Adams, Gunnison, CO 81231

Voice: 970-943-3092, Fax: 970-943-3226

Contact: Sherri Anderson, Director of Educator Preparation,


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: Western Colorado University

Endorsement Area(s):

  • Elementary Education (K-6)

To request a change to this program pathway, copy the following pathway reference id and submit a change request form.

Pathway Reference ID: 65297