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Palmetto College


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Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Total requirements for degree: 122–128 hours*
Major requirements available online: 64 hours
*Includes previous credits earned and Palmetto College courses (60-68 hours, depending on degree program)

Make a difference in children's lives

Our online Elementary Education program prepares you for a rewarding career teaching children in grades 2 through 6.

Through this online learning experience, you'll learn how to engage children in inquiry, facilitate learning, develop curriculum and collect, analyze and interpret student data to inform instruction.

The Elementary Education program is committed to providing you a diverse range of school-based experiences throughout the program. Innovative courses taught by College of Education faculty bring world-class expertise and knowledge to students.

After successful completion of all degree and certification requirements, and with a positive recommendation from the faculty, students will be recommended for teacher certification in Elementary Education.

All teacher preparation programs in the College of Education are fully accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Focus on fieldwork

You will connect theory with real-world experiences in schools through a wide range of practicum and internships.

These experiences can be an important asset to your overall educational experience. They often help confirm career interests, give you hands-on experience in a professional setting, help build your resumé, reinforce what you've learned in class and lead to full-time employment.

Start dates

Course Start Date Application Deadline Missing Documents Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline
August 17, 2014 July 1, 2014 August 1, 2014 August 21, 2014 August 21, 2014