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Overview

Phoenix College offers a variety of Education courses, including preparation for those dealing with special needs children, teaching methodologies for secondary education, and curriculum development.

Students who would like to pursue a four-year degree in Education can enroll in general studies and fulfill lower division education requirements at Phoenix College.

This applies to majors in:

  • Elementary
  • Early Childhood
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Program Degree

In this program you can earn the following: 

The AAEE is designed for the student who plans to transfer to an Elementary Education program at an Arizona public higher education institution and/or who plans to become a clssroom instructional aide. The degree transfers as a block without loss of credit to Arizona's public universities. All semester credits applied to the MCCD Associate in Arts in Elementary Education also apply to graduation requirements of the university major for which the AAEE was designed. Note: Some courses require field experience.

Transfer

To help ease your transition to the university, Phoenix College and the Maricopa Community Colleges have transfer agreements with all three Arizona public universities and more than 40 other national and international institutions.

For assistance, contact the Phoenix College Transfer Center.

Employment Outlook

Wage and employment trends among teachers vary. Employment growth is projected to be strong for both teachers and teaching assistants. For more information on teacher employment characteristics, visit O*NET, which provides comprehensive information on industry workforce traits and occupations.