Elmhurst offers a full range of teacher education programs that lead to Illinois teacher certification at the undergraduate and graduate level. Thoroughly steeped in Elmhurst's strong liberal arts tradition, the Department of Education provides excellent resources for subject-area and specialized education courses.
All teacher certification programs are accredited by the State of Illinois. Candidates who complete these approved programs are recommended for Illinois state teacher certification, which allows them to be legally employed as teachers in Illinois public schools.
Major in Early Childhood Education with Special Education Approval
Major in Elementary Education
Secondary or K-12 Certification
Major in Special Education
Complete a 2nd Major in Secondary Education
Complete Minors in Education
Earn Middle School Approval