Becoming an educator puts you on a lifelong path of impacting the future of hundreds of children. UCC is ready to give you a strong foundation for your goal of teaching at the elementary, middle school, or high school level.
The Education program at UCC provides lower division coursework for students preparing for a career in kindergarten through Grade 12 education. Students can complete their first two years of course work here at UCC and then transfer to another institution as a Junior. Once students transfer, they will be able to work toward their final degree and teaching licensure.
Why choose this program?
Program description, outcomes and requirements are located in the Course Catalog.
Between scholarships, grants, work study, and loans, students like you can qualify for thousands of dollars to help them reach their education goals.
If you are considering becoming a teacher, it is important to understand the licensure process. Picking the right licensure pathway is the first step.
The Oregon Department of Education and Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission provides information that outlines clear pathways to licensure with options for both high school graduates and college graduates.