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Elementary Teaching P-5 Certification

New in 2015...EKU now offers a gradudate, initial licensure route for Elementary Education Teaching, Grades P-5.

Those seeking elementary certification are trained using a multidisciplinary approach to prepare future educators to teach Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies within the primary through 5th grade age range.

This is a 44 cr. hr. online degree program with classes starting in August and January of each year.  All coursework is 100% online to allow students greater flexibity in their studies.  Most students complete the program in 5-6 semesters.  This is a clinical education degree program requiring some weekly availability for clinical, school-based experiences during Fall and Spring semesters.

Please use our MAT Admission Checklist to assist you with our application process.  You can contact John Hepner in eLearning at for initial advising and admission questions.  For program questions, please contact Dr. James Dantic at

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