Are you interested in being an elementary school teacher?

Diablo Valley College's education program provides a strong foundation for those intending to transfer and complete a multiple subject teaching credential, required for teaching in most K-8 classrooms. The program will also help develop your critical thinking, problem solving, and written and verbal communication skills.

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Career Opportunities

The education program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

With additional education:

  • Elementary School Teaching
  • Human Resources
  • Recreation Administration


Change your life with an education degree. Our program gives you options to explore.

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.