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Elementary Education, B.A. B.S.

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Boston, MA, United States
Teaching is one of the most in-demand and rewarding professions. As an elementary school teacher, you'll help shape society by educating the next generation of leaders and innovators. Wheelock has a long tradition of preparing skilled and creative teachers who are passionate about making achievement possible for all children.
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The program combines educational content and theory with hands-on experience in real classrooms in public schools near Wheelock. You'll explore the social history of teaching in America and how it has influenced education today. You will learn curriculum and child development, as well as how racial, cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and class differences affect children's behavior and advancement.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Orientation to Education Programs
  • Racial and Cultural Identities
  • Introduction to Elementary Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Wheelock's Online Application or the Common Application
  • Essay
  • Official high school transcripts. If your transcripts are not in English, they must be translated by a certified translation service. Additionally, applicants must provide a course-by-course evaluation of their transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable), translated into English with a course-by-course evaluation if the institution is outside of the U.S.
  • Two letters of recommendation (preferably one from a teacher and one from your school counselor)
  • Official English Proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS) score report 
  • Financial certification

Tuition Fee

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    52816 USD/year
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    52816 USD/year
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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