Applications are being accepted for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education

Applications are now being accepted for Yakima Valley College’s Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Teacher Education program for the 2022-2023 academic year. The deadline to apply is April 4.

The BAS Teacher Education (BAS-TE) degree program offers multiple pathways leading to teacher certification in K-8 schools with optional endorsements for English Language Learner and Early Childhood Education.

Online information sessions for prospective students will be offered on March 8 and May 4 at 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Join on Zoom.

YVC’s Teacher Education program is residency-based. Candidates complete an intensive residency experience (student teaching) that requires hands-on work in K-8 classrooms under the guidance of a mentor teacher and field supervisor within local partner schools. In addition to residency experiences, candidates complete core courses, which are delivered in hybrid format combining face-to-face evening and online classes.

Program highlights:

  • Dedicated, experienced college faculty
  • Hands-on learning throughout the program
  • Flexible programming designed for individuals currently working in education or career changers
  • Evening courses blended with online learning
  • Residency teaching opportunities in local K-8 classrooms
  • Options for full-time or part-time attendance
  • Affordable tuition

For more information about the BAS in Teacher Education program email, call 509.834.4522 or visit

Press Release Contacts:
Dustin Wunderlich / 509.574.6870 /
Stefanie Menard / 509.574.4646 /