Get your Bachelor of Arts in Education degree from Arizona State University — without leaving home.

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A partnership between ASU and Eastern Arizona College allows you to complete your associate degree from EAC (or transfer in a previously earned associate degree in any major) and then pursue an ASU bachelor’s degree in education. 

In addition to receiving a great education, you’ll get:


Reduced tuition

Get a significant reduction on tuition.

You may also qualify for other scholarships, including the Arizona Teachers Academy.


A local focus

Enjoy orientation virtually and coursework at your local EAC campus, and internships in local schools. Graduation is typically held at ASU.


EAC Resources

Use EAC’s library and other facilities as well as the EAC student wi-fi network.

Choose from two ASU degree programs in education:

Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE) — Secondary Education

Higher ed

Earn your certification and develop the knowledge and skills to successfully teach grades 6-12. Choose from concentrations in math, science, English or history.

Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE) — Special Education and Elementary Education

elementary ed

Earn a dual certification to educate children: Mild-Moderate Disabilities Special Education in grades K–12 and Elementary Education for grades K–8. Develop the knowledge and skills to successfully teach elementary school kids, as well as children requiring special education in any grade.

Both programs provide quality preparation through MLFTC Professional Pathways

  • Cohort model — start and graduate with your program peers. 
  • Engage in collaborative problem-solving and work with and learn from multiple experienced teachers. 
  • You’ll have the support of ASU faculty throughout your coursework and your professional internships. 
  • You’ll learn habits and skills to thrive in your career and meet the needs of learners.

 

Quick FAQs

How long is the program?

Two years, after you’ve transferred in your associate degree. This includes student teaching and other requirements for earning your teaching certificate. 

Where is it located?

Program mixes online courses with in-person classes offered at EAC’s Thatcher campus, Gila Community College in Globe and Gila Community College in Payson. Student teaching takes place at local school districts.

Will my community college credits transfer to an education degree?

MyPath2ASU™ creates a seamless transfer experience to ASU after earning credits or an associate's degree from a U.S. community college or university. Create a transfer map for this program by selecting "Secondary Education, BAE" or "Special Education and Elementary Education, BAE" as your intended major. Get started today.

Moment by moment, day by day and person by person, educators improve lives and strengthen communities. And wherever life takes you, an education degree prepares you to master new knowledge, communicate effectively and thrive in a world — and an economy — in which lifelong learning is key to success and happiness.

Request information

For immediate questions, please contact Laura Corr: laura.corr@asu.edu or 928-317-6205.

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