Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Elementary Teacher Education

Effective Fall 2023

The Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a Liberal Studies degree and / or a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential to prepare them for elementary school teaching. Successful completion of the AA-T in Elementary Teacher Education satisfies lower- division preparation for a degree in Liberal Studies.

The Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education is geared towards students who plan to transfer to a bachelor's degree in Integrated Teacher Education, Liberal Studies or a similar major.

Students who seek to become teachers in primary, secondary, bilingual, or special education will find this as one possible pathway. This pathway focuses on building the knowledge, skills, and hopefully the disposition that prepare professionals to work with children grades TK to twelve.

In this program, students will learn how to promote healthy development and learning in individually, culturally, and linguistically responsive ways.

Students must complete the following Associate Degree for Transfer requirements:

NOTE: Students who plan to transfer to CSU or UC must take an approved math course in CSUGE Area B4 or IGETC Area 2 to meet GE, Associate Degree for Transfer and admission requirement in math.

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$12,738 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 Years


Aug 2024

Start Month

Jul 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • August 2024
  • February 2025
  • August 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time