Students who have successfully earned the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood Education at Metropolitan Community College may be eligible to earn the Bachelor of Science Degree in elementary education at Creighton University. This program is offered through the College of Professional Studies in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences.

To be considered for admission to this program, qualified applicants must show evidence of:

  1. graduation with a minimum 2.75 GPA from Metropolitan Community College,
  2. successful completion of the AAS degree in Early Childhood Education with a grade of C or higher in all courses that apply to the degree,
  3. passing scores in the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators Exam in all three components: Reading, Writing, Math.

Students who have completed the AAS in Early Childhood Education at Metropolitan Community College, will be required to complete a minimum of 48 additional hours at Creighton University. A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required for graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. This average shall be computed only on the basis of all courses attempted while enrolled in the College of Professional Studies in the program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education.

B.S., Major in Elementary Education Requirements: 75 Credits

Beyond the required courses taken order in to fulfill the associate’s degree, students will need to complete the remaining baccalaureate degree requirements:

Areas of Study Semester Hours
CPS 200 3
Magis Common Core Requirements 27
Elementary Education Major Requirements1 39
State Certification requirements beyond degree 6
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 Students who did not complete ECED2061 as part of their AAS program will be required to complete the course at MCC or complete EDU 583 Management Practices For Classroom Teachers at Creighton University.