Bachelor Programs in Elementary Education

Compare 26 Bachelor Programs in Elementary Education

Elementary Education

A bachelor's degree is an undergraduate degree, generally taking three to five years of study to complete. Depending on a student's goals, this degree can serve as a jumping-off point for yet higher education, or as the final step towards starting one's career.

A common question for prospective bachelor's students who are interested in pursuing teaching or working with children is, “What is a Bachelor in Elementary Education?” Elementary education is a program focus that centers on preparing students to work at the primary school level. Coursework is different across programs, but will typically include courses in teaching theory. Most programs will also require students to put this theory into practice in elementary school classrooms. Students thus gain both crucial knowledge and the experience of implementing it, whether in the context of teaching, handling administrative tasks, or counseling.

There are several key advantages to this path of study. Graduates' background understanding of and experience with teaching increases critical thinking, problem solving skills, and confidence. In addition, the expertise afforded by these programs makes graduates able and ready communicators, both one-on-one and in groups, with children and adults alike. This strong communications foundation is a particularly crucial and transferable skill in today's job market.

Degrees in elementary education at this level vary greatly in cost from program to program. To attain specific figures regarding programs’ enrollment and registration costs, contact the schools directly.

One of the key benefits of a bachelor's degree in elementary education is the clear career path it sets up for graduates. If your career goals involve working in an elementary school, this is the bachelor's degree for you. The curriculum can provide knowledge and experience that prepares students for several highly rewarding positions within the education system, including teaching, tutoring, counseling, and school administration. With the right educational background that a bachelor's degree can provide, graduates have made the first step towards a successful career in any of these fields.

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Bachelor of Education in Primary Education

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

The general aim of the programme is to prepare primary teachers who will teach children between the ages 6 and 12. This means that the candidate teacher should acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable her/him to organize a learning environment that will nurture the cognitive development of children as well as their social, emotional, and moral development. [+]

Bachelors in Elementary Education. Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Education in Primary Education Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Students may select between full-time or part-time study. Minimum Credits: 135 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: The general aim of the programme is to prepare primary teachers who will teach children between the ages 6 and 12. This means that the candidate teacher should acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable her/him to organize a learning environment that will nurture the cognitive development of children as well as their social, emotional, and moral development. Both course content and methodology aim at forming a reflective educator, a teacher who is capable of rethinking and evaluating her/his decisions and has the disposition and ability for corrective action. Career Prospects: Graduates of the Primary Education program are employed in public and private primary schools, either as part-time or full-time teachers. Other options include employment by other educational or child-care organizations, research centers, or NGOs. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Second Cycle degrees (Master’s Degree). Graduation Requirements The student must complete 240 ECTS and all programme requirements. A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.0 is required. Thus, although a ‘D-‘ is a PASS grade, in order to achieve a CPA of 2.0 an average grade of ‘C’ is required. Learning Outcomes On completion of the programme the student will be... [-]

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Sarasota

With an Elementary Education degree from USF Sarasota-Manatee, undergraduate students are prepared to meet the needs of diverse student learners through arts integration instructional strategies and English as a Second Language (ESOL) Endorsement. [+]

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela Program Overview With an Elementary Education degree from USF Sarasota-Manatee, undergraduate students are prepared to meet the needs of diverse student learners through arts integration instructional strategies and English as a Second Language (ESOL) Endorsement. The Elementary Education Program is a nationally and regionally-accredited program with a curriculum that is current, research-based, and follows national requirements, state standards and best practices. USFSM’s smaller class sizes allow teacher candidates to receive a superior education from faculty, providing comprehensive training and expertise through the most relevant research and innovative teaching methods. An Elementary Education degree from USFSM will equip students with unique and applicable skills that are widely recognized within the field. The School of Education’s Center for Partnerships for Arts-Integrated Teaching (PAInT) is now the state’s official resource for arts-integrated instruction, a teaching method in which the arts are woven into academic lessons to help students understand and retain academic material. Is the Elementary Education Program Right for You? Do you love collaborating with others? Are you inspired by working with children and are committed to their success? Do you feel passionate about guiding and mentoring young minds? If so, a career in Elementary Education may be the right career path for you! Teachers are motivated to learn, lead and inspire future generations in addition to transforming the educational field. They feel committed to cultivating the success of younger... [-]

Bachelor of Education

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Rutherford

Complete six field internships before you student teach (each 10 weeks or 12 weeks) totaling 360 hours in real classrooms. In each of these six semesters, you will spend one full day each week (Tuesday) in your internship school. [+]

Bachelors in Elementary Education. Programs* Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Early Childhood (P-3) Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Content Area Specialization (5-8) Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Language Arts Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Mathematics Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Biology Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Earth Science Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Social Studies Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Visual Arts Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Music *All School of Education undergraduate students must additionally fulfill the requirements of a co-major in language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, art or music. Points of Interest Complete six field internships before you student teach (each 10 weeks or 12 weeks) totaling 360 hours in real classrooms. In each of these six semesters, you will spend one full day each week (Tuesday) in your internship school: Freshman Year - Catholic school placement Sophomore Year - Special Education placement (one semester) and an urban placement (one semester) Junior & Senior Years - Placements at the level/area of your chosen specialization Students are involved with tutoring in local schools, some as volunteers and some receive work/study funding. Praxis review sessions are held each semester to help students prepare for these challenging exams, which lead to teaching certification. An eight-week online Praxis prep course is also required. Several students have been named as New Jersey Distinguished Student Teachers, most... [-]

Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education, with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Concentration

Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Early Childhood Education major is a 4 years long degreee, approved within the framework of the European Higher Education Area, that ENTITLES graduates to work as teacher in the elementary stage, with concentration in English as a Foreign Language. This is valid for public education centers as well as private and those subsidized by the State. [+]

Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education, with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Concentration The Early Childhood Education major is a 4 years long degreee, approved within the framework of the European Higher Education Area, that ENTITLES graduates to work as teacher in the elementary stage, with concentration in English as a Foreign Language. This is valid for public education centers as well as private and those subsidized by the State. Comillas Pontifical University is the first Spanish university to award four-year degrees to early childhood teachers in accordance with the Bologna process. Admission Applicant profile The recommended profile for people willing to study Primary Education is someone who believes in education as the ideal medium to change individuals´ lives, as well as the development of societies. Students who start this program should be strongly motivated to discover the processes of teaching and learning. These are the basis for personal growth of the pupils, aged 0-6, with whom teachers will be dealing with, along their careers. Future Primary Education students must have the following characteristics: a wide range of cultural, educational, psychological, and social interests; eagerness to understand human beings to the highest degree possible; and they must reasonably trust that educational intervention, in both formal and informal settings, can decisively contribute to the well-being of people. The Bachelor's Degree holds a strong pedagogical basis, didactic specializations and teaching practice in educational centers. Admission requirements To begin your studies is a prerequisite condition prove you accomplish with the legal requirements... [-]

Master Degree In Early Childhood Education

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Faculty of Education aims to train teachers a vocation taking into account scientific and technological changes, the gradual opening up to Europe, the faith-culture dialogue and coexistence of different cultures in the same community. [+]

Bachelors in Elementary Education. The Faculty of Education aims to train teachers a vocation taking into account scientific and technological changes, the gradual opening up to Europe, the faith-culture dialogue and coexistence of different cultures in the same community. Curriculum 1 Anthropology General teaching Values ​​and Education for Democratic Coexistence Developmental Psychology in the School Age Theories, Educational Institutions and Organization Center Social Sciences and Teaching Done Religious and Christian Faith ICT in the Education Linguistics Educational Psychology in the School Age 2 Development of Oral and Written Language English Introduction to Practicum: School Organisation Methodology of Educational Research and Innovation Educational and Mentoring Science, Culture and Society Learning Disabilities and Developmental Disorders Introduction to Practicum: Educational Community and Social Environment Society, Culture and Education Christian vision of man and society 3 Early Childhood Education and Primary Prevention Attention to students with NEAE I Knowledge of Social Environment and Natural Development of Plastic Expression Teaching English in Early Childhood Education Development of Musical Expression Body expression Practicum I: Interaction and Communication Processes in the Classroom Practicum I: External School Practices in Early Childhood Education Child health 4 Attention to students with NEAE II Math Skills Development Teaching Skills in Early Childhood Education Innovation and Educational Projects in Early Childhood Education Practicum II: Specific External Practices in Early Childhood Education Children's literature Practicum II: Integration, Participation and Analysis of Specific Practices in Preschool Education. Practicum II: Proposals for Improvement Center Final Project Oral Language Disorders Application procedure: Fill in the online... [-]

Bachelor in International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS)

Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Meppel Leeuwarden + 1 more

Do you enjoy working with children, do you like to lead by example and would you like to contribute to children’s education? If this sounds just like you, and if you also like the idea of working in an international environment, enrolling in ITEPS may be the smartest career choice you will ever make! [+]

Do you enjoy working with children, do you like to lead by example and would you like to contribute to children’s education? If this sounds just like you, and if you also like the idea of working in an international environment, enrolling in ITEPS may be the smartest career choice you will ever make! Outstanding job prospects, with the demand for primary teachers in the Netherlands and international schools set to increase from 2016. You will be trained to teach at international schools throughout the world. Perfectly prepared for a competative jobmarket. Classes with a high level of personal attention. Extensive teaching experience in the Netherlands, Europe and beyond. Career On completing the International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS) programme, you will be a fully qualified primary school teacher to teach in Dutch and international schools and may choose to work in education, but you will find that your degree is also a highly valued commodity in a range of other fields. Inspiring job Your job as a teacher will be as inspiring and creative as any job can be, but of course it also comes with its share of responsibilities. You will learn how to apply your professional skills and knowledge to support children of different ages, nationalities and cultures and with different sets of talents. You will be expected to work independently, as well as alongside parents, your colleagues and other education professionals. Careers Careers open to you after graduation include: International Primary School Teacher Primary School... [-]

Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education

Jumeira University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Jumeira University College of Education is dedicated to prepare lifelong educators and professionals. It provides the necessary foundation of authentic and inspiring academic experiences and applications that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and address today’s complex challenges in the field of education within the UAE. [+]

Bachelors in Elementary Education. About the College of Education Jumeira University College of Education is dedicated to prepare lifelong educators and professionals. It provides the necessary foundation of authentic and inspiring academic experiences and applications that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and address today’s complex challenges in the field of education within the UAE. The College will offer undergraduate degrees for all level of education from early years to grade 12. The core academic discipline will focus on teaching and learning at all levels of children development from birth to grade 12. Internships, trainings, practical experiences will play key role to prepare teachers to facilitate effective learning, taking into consideration the cultural, social and economic factors of students, school and families within the UAE. Students are expected to complete university general education requirements, explore various careers in education, and in their sophomore year, they will be immersed in the discipline and culture of teaching and learning before they finally specialize in their senior year. Academic Program The college will offer Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education. The Early Childhood Education program is designed to provide students with both academic principles and the private/public school experience necessary to become a successful teacher in early years through grade three. The program provides the foundational knowledge, field experiences, and common skills and strategies that prepare students for multiple roles within the field of early childhood education, including the development and advocacy for early childhood education initiatives. It promotes the availability of... [-]

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Lane Community College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Eugene

For students whose career goal is to teach children from birth to pre-kindergarten age in childcare centers and in-home settings, Lane Community College offers a two year, Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science Degree as well as a one year, ECE Certificate. [+]

For students whose career goal is to teach children from birth to pre-kindergarten age in childcare centers and in-home settings, Lane Community College offers a two year, Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science Degree as well as a one year, ECE Certificate. Extended educational opportunities include: Class related to state-mandated training for individuals already working in the field; Parenting skills classes; General Interest Classes Skill building outside of seeking a degree [-]

Bachelor In Pedagogy

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

It aims to teacher training to perform teaching duties in Early Childhood Education in Years Basic Education Initial in high school courses in Normal mode, Professional Education in services and school support, as well as in other areas in which pedagogical knowledge are provided. [+]

Bachelors in Elementary Education. It aims to teacher training to perform teaching duties in Early Childhood Education in Years Basic Education Initial in high school courses in Normal mode, Professional Education in services and school support, as well as in other areas in which pedagogical knowledge are provided. Thus, in addition to performance in teaching, in schools, this professional can work in several areas, such as: Educational orientation Pedagogical coordination supervision School Board Also increasingly growing is the playing field of educators and pedagogues in non-school spaces, such as companies, non-governmental organizations, educational media, hospitals, playrooms, corporate universities, research institutions, educational consultancies and government agencies related to education among many others. 04 years duration Day and Night JOB MARKET Education is the area of ​​greatest importance for the development of any country. Information and communication technologies have enabled new areas of activity and order new teaching practices, which ensures excellent job opportunities to the pedagogue. In addition to the areas already known, working in schools as a teacher, coordinator, teaching supervisor or director, new markets are ordering this professional. Companies are investing in the training of teams and continuing education, and hospitals develop educational activities with children and adolescents sick. The supercriativos are soon captured by the manufacturing companies of educational toys or by publishers to write or revise educational materials. Advisory operating in various sectors and have excellent business opportunity. While studying at St. Louis, since the first half it is possible to accumulate experience through paid internships with... [-]

Transfer Bachelor of Education in Childhood and Family Studies

Southwestern Oregon Community College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Coos Bay

The Associate of Science Childhood Education and Family Studies Emphasis degree leads to a baccalaureate degree in human development, early childhood education or social science with a certificate in early childhood education. [+]

The Associate of Science Childhood Education and Family Studies Emphasis degree leads to a baccalaureate degree in human development, early childhood education or social science with a certificate in early childhood education. Students may petition for adjustments in the Southwestern AS degree if course requirements are met for the first two years of any regionally accredited four-year institution offering a degree in education, early childhood education, family studies, human or child development. Eastern Oregon University distance education degree of liberal studies with an early childhood education emphasis articulates with SWOCC's AS degree. The AS degree is also articulated with Portland State University through their external degree program. All coursework specific to childhood education and family studies degrees and certificates is offered online through Southwestern’s online platform. Both the AS with an emphasis in childhood education and family studies and our AAS in Childhood Education and Family Studies are now accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation program. PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of this program the student will have knowledge and skills in the following Standards: 1. Promoting Child Development and Learning Students develop and use their understanding of child development – including young children's unique characteristics and needs, and the multiple interacting influences on children's development and learning – to create environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging for each child. Key elements of Outcome 1; 1a: Describe young children's diverse characteristics and needs, from birth... [-]

Pedagogy

UNESC
Campus Full time Part time 4 years August 2017 Brazil Criciúma + 1 more

Opportunity to participate in educational organization of the course, with continuous interaction between teachers and students; Partnerships with municipal education, Managements of Education for the realization of internships and projects ... [+]

Bachelors in Elementary Education. Differentials Opportunity to participate in educational organization of the course, with continuous interaction between teachers and students; Partnerships with municipal education, Managements of Education for the realization of internships and projects; Featured in the Student Guide 2015 Editora Abril, with 4 stars; faculty with highly qualified doctors, masters and experts, which are updated constantly, through participation and conduct research, courses, seminars and conferences; Activities in initiating the research and extension integrated education; Library with a collection continuously updated; Opportunity to participate in PIBID - Fellowship Program Introduction to Teaching; Excellent infrastructure Pedagogical Practices laboratories, Information Technology, Science, Mathematics, Geography and Toy Library. Course with plenty of optional stage of accomplishment. Facilities for completion of the course The student integrates the course activities may participate in research and extension programs in related technical areas, which present scientific initiation scholarship programs and also in programs linked to Article 170. Additionally, you may rely on financing studies and various forms of scholarship programs, which will be informed by the Coordination of Care Policies Student - CPAE. PROUNI, FIES and Our Stock Exchange are possibilities of scholarships. What you will learn scientific foundations, historical, philosophical, sociological, psychological and pedagogical education. technical and scientific knowledge committed to inclusive and transformative education. Development of political-pedagogical projects to be developed in the educational field. Management of educational processes in public, private, departments and agencies of municipal and state departments of education and non-school contexts schools. Production of knowledge in teaching, research and extension.... [-]

+ Childhood Education Primary Education

Universidad CEU - Cardenal Herrera
Campus Full time Part time 5 years September 2017 Spain Valencia + 1 more

General skills: Knowing the essential foundations of the human person and support the dignity of the person; Know and assimilate the anthropological foundations that sustain the great principles of educational work, especially those based in the Christian message; Analysis and synthesis of social realities and schools of thought that affect the historical development of mankind, which are based on the Christian message ... [+]

Early Childhood Education + Primary Education OFFICIAL TITLE: Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Primary Education DURATION / ECTS: 5 year / 312 ECTS SEATS / CAMPUS: 80 / Moncada - Alfara; 80 / Elche; 80 / Castellon PLACE AT: Spanish LEARNING OUTCOMES general skills Knowing the essential foundations of the human person and support the dignity of the person. Know and assimilate the anthropological foundations that sustain the great principles of educational work, especially those that are based on the Christian message. Analysis and synthesis of social realities and schools of thought that affect the historical development of mankind, which are based on the Christian message. Knowing the guidance offered from Christian anthropology to social issues, and especially for everything that concerns the family and education. Analyze the complex world of social relationships that determine the destiny of man, trying to make sense of the existence and the mystery surrounding humanity. Analyze the various proposals and solutions given to social issues, emphasizing the social perspective of the Magisterium. critical awareness of the existence of a transcendence and his experience in the religious event. systematic knowledge of religion in various cultures as well as their social, ethical and cultural influence. Awareness of and respect for religions of other cultures. Ability to identify and understand the meaning of religious language as a way of expressing the inexpressible. critical awareness of the inextricable relationship between belief and praxis. Knowledge of the centrality of the figure of Jesus Christ on the message... [-]

Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching prepares students to teach learners from Grades 4 to 7. The purpose of the qualification is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the intermediate phase. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with the required subject content knowledge base, teaching competence, a sound and nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa. [+]

Bachelors in Elementary Education. The Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching prepares students to teach learners from Grades 4 to 7. The purpose of the qualification is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the intermediate phase. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with the required subject content knowledge base, teaching competence, a sound and nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa. Outcomes of the programme Students who complete this programme will be able to: Teach English as First and Additional language and communicate in either Sotho or Zulu. Teach at least three school subjects from the following subject areas: Mathematics,Science and Technology, Social Sciences, Life Skills, and Zulu/Sotho, in accordance with learners’ needs and the requirements of the school curriculum. Support and nurture learning and development in diverse educational contexts. Teach fundamental mathematical concepts which underpin the Intermediate Phase school curriculum. Identify and address barriers to learning in the classroom. Formulate a personal teaching philosophy and critically reflect on their teaching philosophy and how it related to teaching conduct Admission requirements A valid National Senior Certificate (NSC) with admission for degree purposes. Minimum APS 26 Excluding Life Orientation English as a home language 5 (60%+) or English as a first or second additional language 6 (70%+) Admission Requirements: National Certificate (Vocational) (NVC) Subject to institutional admission requirements, the minimum admission requirement to Bachelor’s degree programme... [-]

Bachelor in Elementary Education

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 6 - 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

The College of Education administers a diverse but cohesive teacher education program designed to train qualified teachers for elementary and secondary schools. [+]

The College of Education at ORU is committed to providing the opportunity for individuals responding to the call of God to become "transformed professional Christian educators." The undergraduate education program is designed to offer preparation for professional public and private responsibilities in the field of education throughout the world. The College of Education administers a diverse but cohesive teacher education program designed to train qualified teachers for elementary and secondary schools. The three segments of teacher preparation - general education, specialized subject area education and professional education - are integrated to produce graduates with comprehensive teaching preparation. Each licensure area combines courses from general education, major and professional education. All students who wish to major in education or obtain a standard teaching certificate must be admitted to the Professional Education Program. For those students majoring in education or seeking a standard teaching certificate, admission to the program is a prerequisite for approval to student teach. Education majors must be admitted before they have completed 75 hours toward their education degree. In the elementary education major students focus on the history, philosophy, profession, procedures and practices of the American education and how it relates to social, political, religious and economic factors. Students explore the current issues in elementary education and focus on biblical principals of teaching. Students choosing the elementary education major at ORU earn a licensure in elementary education and have the choice of three areas of concentration: English as a second language, early childhood education or special education mild-moderate... [-]

Bachelor Of Preschool And Primary Education

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus 24 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The Bachelor of preschool and primary education can acquire control of the educational intervention of support for a class of students and promote successful learning for their age, both at pre primary . [+]

Bachelors in Elementary Education. The Bachelor of preschool and primary education can acquire control of the educational intervention of support for a class of students and promote successful learning for their age, both at pre primary . The program also helps develop the essential skills to ensure a quality education based on educational principles and solid educational foundations. What is teaching at the preschool and primary? You want to make a difference in the academic progress of children? Feel like you invest in their education? You believe in their ability to learn, their skills and their potential? You want to motivate, stimulate their interest in reading, writing, science or other areas of learning? Guide the preschool and elementary students in their first academic learning is to cultivate a love of learning and root for life. Internships The Bachelor of preschool and primary education has four school placements, each a year. Over 720 hours of training are carried out in schools. Authorized Internship places are the school boards of five administrative regions: Bas-Saint-Laurent North Coast Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine Chaudière-Appalaches Capitale-Nationale It is possible to do an internship in the administrative region of Montreal provided there is a group of trainees. The University determines the internship sites taking into account the place of origin and preferences of the student. It is possible to make the long course (fourth year) in other regions of Quebec under certain conditions. Teaching diploma A permanent teaching certificate (legal authorization to teach) is issued to those who successfully complete... [-]