Elementary Education (K-6) Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

We offer a nationally recognized Elementary Teacher Education Program. Students enrolled in this program earn a Bachelor of Science in Education with certification to teach in grades K-6. This is an on-campus degree program.

About the Program

The Elementary Teacher Education Program is designed to

  • Build meaningful links between previous learning experiences and elementary learning environments,
  • Enable building upon the knowledge gained in university classrooms by experiencing it in the elementary learning environment,
  • Exemplify the relationship between theory and practice through five (5) field experiences taken in conjunction with other education courses,
  • Develop cutting-edge educators in reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies guided by experts in the field in blending education theory, sound research practice, and practical teaching experience,
  • Prepare pre-service teachers to teach confidently and provide educational leadership in schools and communities during the student teaching semester.


  • Elementary school teacher
  • Community-based youth educator
  • Business or corporate youth educator
  • Youth coach

Application to this program

Entry to the Elementary Teacher Education Program is selective. You will work closely with your Student Services Center adviser to plan a program of study. You will be ready to apply for admission when you have finished some of your pre-professional coursework, generally in your second year.

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Sample 4-Year Plan