Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education

Preparing future teachers at LCC

New! Program options are increasing, we now offer both full and part time schedules are available.

  • Start in summer: Take 10 credits per quarter as a part-time student (fully online)
  • Start in fall: Take 15 credits per quarter as a full-time student (fully online)

You can be on the path to making a difference in your community by earning a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Teacher Education (BAS-TE). LCC's program will help you gain knowledge and skills to effectively work with students and collaborate with professionals throughout the field. This program is tailored for working adults with options for residency teacher certification or a focus in early care and education. LCC offers endorsements in elementary education and early childhood education.

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Application due date
June 1, 2023

Program Details

Classes are designed as hybrid courses, which means each class meets once per week with the remaining coursework online.

Full-time Cohorts

  • Classes are offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
  • Full-time cohorts will complete between 15-18 credits per quarter
  • The degree requires practicums and student teaching in addition to courses.

Part-Time Cohorts

  • Classes are offered Tuesday evenings.
  • Part -time students will complete 9 – 11 credits each term (summers included)
  • The degree requires practicums and student teaching in addition to courses


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Eligibility for Washington State Teacher Residency Certification

In accordance with U.S. Department of Education Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v), the teacher education program at Lower Columbia College is known to meet the state education requirements for residency teacher certification in the state of Washington. Lower Columbia College has not determined if the teacher education program meets the state education requirements of any other state or any U.S. Territory. Those seeking residency teacher certification in any state or U.S. Territory outside of Washington are advised to contact the state regulatory agency for the state for which this information is needed. The Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction(OSPI) has resources that may be helpful.

Contact Information for each State Certification Board

Contact Us

 Michaela Jackson/Director of the University Center & Baccalaureate Programs

 (360) 442-2623

Stacie Johnson/ Career Pathways Advisor - BAS programs and Education


 Jenny Smith/University Center Program Specialist

 (360) 353-7802

 Building Name

Alan Thompson Library University Center
LIB 128


Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm
e-mail or call to schedule appointments.

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