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Studying Education at Weber State

Weber State’s education associate’s degree prepares students who are considering careers in education to earn their bachelor’s degrees in elementary education or special education.

Education Highlights

Weber State’s associate’s degree in education allows you to complete your general education requirements and begin training as a teacher for grades K-8 or special education.

Although a bachelor’s degree is required for many teaching positions, having an associate’s degree may lead to a pay increase for those who are currently working in the educational field.

Beyond the Classroom

As an education major, you can gain experience through community programs, like CAPES, a skill-development initiative for children with disabilities.

You can meet your peers and join in networking opportunities and other events through Weber State’s Educator's Rising, and/or Council for Exceptional Children.

Alondra Soto

Class of 2022

“My professors were very supportive and believed in my success. They were a huge part of the reason I continued on to pursue my bachelor's degree after earning my associates.”

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

You’ll develop teaching skills and get the hands-on experience necessary for professional courses offered in Weber State’s educational bachelor’s degree programs.

What You CAN DO After Weber

This major is designed for students who are planning on earning their bachelor’s degrees in elementary education or special education.

It is also a great choice for students who want to pursue careers in other educational fields or have not yet decided on a specific area of education for their bachelor's program. If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective


I love teaching in this program, because teaching is my passion. One thing I especially love is being able to see the passion for teaching arise in others.

Clay Rasmussen


I love being able to interact with future educators. Their passion and commitment to teaching are contagious.

Melina Alexander