Elementary Education

Bachelor of Science

The B.S. Elementary Education degree program is a four year program of study designed to prepare students for teaching positions in grades Kindergarten through six. Students will be placed in elementary school settings each semester of the program. The program ends in a semester long, 15-week student teaching internship. Students in the program will fulfill Florida requirements to become a certified teacher.

Courses are offered mostly in traditional and hybrid formats. Students attend courses just one to two days per week.

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Related Certificates

  • There are currently no available certificates for this program

Career Outlook*

Overall employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Rising student enrollment should increase demand for kindergarten and elementary teachers, but employment growth will vary by region.

The median annual wage for elementary school teachers, except special education was $55,800 in May 2016.

The median annual wage for kindergarten teachers, except special education was $52,620 in May 2016.

In Northwest Florida, the average annual wage is $51,220.

Average or Median Salary

$51,220 – $55,800

*All career data on this page, such as occupation description, career outlook and salary information reflects the national average and was sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.