Online Certificate
Elementary Teacher Training

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Overview of the Online Certificate in Elementary Teacher Training

Earn an education certificate that you can use anywhere you teach. This non-licensure certificate program will help you prepare to impact student outcomes in a variety of learning environments. From classroom management to child development, the concepts you’ll learn can make you a better educator both stateside and overseas. The certificate could benefit students coming from a wide variety of backgrounds and occupations, including healthcare, childcare, Sunday school teachers, and more.

• Offered fully online

• Complete the program in one year (12 months)

• Ideal for international students: affordable cost, no textbooks needed or required, accelerated curriculum and completion

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You’ll Learn To…

  • Practice professional, moral and ethical behavior grounded in biblical principles
  • Assess students to determine their needs and better inform instruction
  • Develop instructional strategies that consider the diverse needs of your students

Career Options

  • Teaching positions that do not require licensure
  • Teaching positions in Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) schools
  • Teaching positions in certain private or international schools


21 Total
$395/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

7 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.



Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of standard high school diploma, GED certification, or country equivalent.

  • Proof of standard high school diploma, GED certification, or country equivalent.

Completion Requirements
  • Completion of the 21 credit hours with a grade of "C" or higher in each course.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a certificate.


The Elementary Teacher Training Certificate at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024