Become a Transformative Educator with a UM-Flint Degree

Aspiring teachers are committed to making a positive and lasting difference in the lives of children, families and entire communities. That’s why the University of Michigan-Flint offers three education programs to ensure that future educators are prepared to enter the classroom as exceptional teachers equipped with the skills they need.

Choose your area of educational expertise:

Early Childhood Studies
Elementary Education
Secondary & K-12 Teacher Education Certification

Unparalleled Field Experiences

With fieldwork placements at UM-Flint’s Early Childhood Development Center and local schools, UM-Flint education students can hone their research-based teaching methods while observing and working with children before the traditional student teaching experience.

Full-time teaching internship for Secondary & K-12 teaching students.
18% projected preschool teacher employment growth Bureau of Labor Statistics


The teacher education program at the University of Michigan-Flint is approved by the Michigan Department of Education and the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation to offer programs in elementary education, early childhood education, selected secondary education programs, and selected programs that prepare teachers for teaching in all grades.

Go Blue Guarantee

Free Tuition with the Go Blue Guarantee!

UM-Flint students are automatically considered, upon admission, for the Go Blue Guarantee, a historic program offering free tuition for high-achieving, in-state undergraduates from lower-income households. Learn more about the Go Blue Guarantee to see if you qualify and how affordable a Michigan degree can be.