Foster Development and Engagement in Children
Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education
Foster a child’s development and engage their interest in reading and technology. College of Saint Mary offers a bachelor of science degree in elementary education that qualifies you to teach children from kindergarten through sixth grade.
You can major in elementary education and gain in-depth knowledge in a high-demand subject with a minor in any academic subject area and/or English as a Second Language (ESL). Or you can major in elementary education with an emphasis in early childhood education or dual major in elementary education and special education, which would qualify you to teach preschool through sixth grade. Yet another option is to major in elementary education with an emphasis in Middle School, which would qualify you to teach preschool through ninth grades.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the demand for elementary education teachers is expected to increase by as much as 14 percent by 2022. The median annual salary for elementary education teachers is $53,590.