Students completing this program and all requirements outlined in the UAB undergraduate catalog will receive a  baccalaureate degree and be eligible for Alabama “Class B” professional teaching certificates in elementary education (grades K-6).

Professional preparation includes courses in humanistic and behavioral studies, elementary education, curriculum and teaching, evaluation of teaching and learning, extensive pre-internship field experiences in K-6 settings, and an internship.

  • 6 out of the last 9 Alabama Teachers of the Year are UAB School of Education alumni.
  • Learning to teach diverse populations is paramount to our work. At the UAB School of Education, you will have teaching field experiences in urban, suburban, and rural environments.
  • Students have the opportunity to conduct research and present at the Office of Undergraduate Research Expo.
  • Qualified students can apply for the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Honors Program in their junior year.

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  • Current Students: Office of Student Services
  • Program Coordinator: Dr. Taajah Witherspoon

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