NCMC Teacher Education Program


Who Should Study

The NCMC Teacher Education Program offers an appropriate course of study for individuals who desire to be teachers. Majors vary based on individual preference and discipline interest. Our Associate in Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree is a two-year transfer degree for pre-service teacher candidates who are preparing to obtain their undergraduate degree in education.

View AAT Curriculum

Why Teach

Individuals pursue the teaching profession for a variety of reasons, but most often is because they want to make a positive difference in students’ lives, embrace an opportunity to give back, and shape the minds of tomorrow’s adults. Teach because the desire to do so is in your heart!


  • The mission of the Teacher Education program at NCMC is to prepare pre-service teacher candidates with the skills necessary to establish a safe, productive learning environment for students where critical-thinking, authentic learning experiences, and a visible passion for the elements defining the life-long learning process will be fostered.
  • Our Associate in Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree combines general education course requirements with teacher education coursework and recommended electives to satisfy a 62-credit hour minimum requirement.

What can I do with this Major?

What can I do with this Major?

Job outlook and wage information from What Can I Do With This Major are based on national data.

NCMC Contact Information


Pam Johnston

Teacher Education Advisor
(660) 359-3948 ext. 1349