Elon is a selective, mid-sized private university renowned as a national model for engaged and experiential learning. Students work closely with faculty who are dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarship. The curriculum is grounded in the traditional liberal arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional and graduate programs.
The School of Education at Elon University prepares equity-minded leaders in the fields of education, physical activity and wellness who enhance the learning and lives of children and adults.
[What I learned at Elon] gave me an advantage over other teaching candidates when I was looking for a job, because I spent time in a classroom and learned firsthand all those important things about being a teacher, such as being adaptable and reflective.
The Teacher Education Program at Elon University prepares teachers to be effective practitioners who are engaged learners, ethical leaders, globally aware citizens, and advocates for equity and excellence.
- 48 monthsProgram Duration
- In-personProgram Format
- Pre-Test RequiredNo
- DeadlinesProgram Start
- Apr. 15, 2022Summer
The NC Teaching Fellows offers loan forgiveness up to $8,250 per year for four years if the graduate agrees to teach STEM or special education in a low-performing school. More information about this scholarship can be found at myapps.northcarolina.edu/ncteachingfellows/.
In addition to the Teaching Fellows and NC Teaching Fellows programs, numerous additional sources of scholarships and other financial support are available to students in the School of Education each year, ranging from $1,000 to $16,500.
Birth to Kindergarten (PK-K)
Elementary Education (K-6)
English as a Second Language (K-12)
Health & Physical Education (K-12)
Language Arts, Middle Grades (6-9)
Math, Middle Grades (6-12)
Science, Middle Grades (6-9)
Social Studies (9-12)
Social Studies, Middle Grades (6-9)
Special Education: General Curriculum (K-12)
- American Indian or Alaskan Native
- Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
- Two or more races