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Education, B.A.

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DeLand, FL, United States
Being a successful teacher means being impactful in a student's life. Having a hand in developing a bright future is inspiring beyond compare. Your teaching career starts here in the Education program from Stetson University.
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Program Overview

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Elementary Education Major, Education Minor

As one of the most outstanding education programs in Florida, we believe that early and ongoing field experience is important and therefore one of the key components of our program. In collaboration with our school partners and the community, we stress a comprehensive approach to individual development that views students as active inquirers and participants in their own growth. As an elementary education major, you will participate in continuous field-based experiences leading up to the senior internship. Our program builds content knowledge, professional dispositions and pedagogical practices for every candidate. 

A minor in education can also complement your major with the ability to teach your craft. The focus is comprised of the purposes of education, the motivational atmosphere in which learning takes place and specific hardships that students often encounter in schools today.

Career Significance

Thomas Jefferson said, “Show me a nation that is both ignorant and free and I will show you a nation that never has been and never will be.” Jefferson knew that a democracy can only flourish when the citizens of that country are well-educated.

Teaching is a profession that educates the population. For the last several years, our current graduates - who remain in Florida - have had a 100% job placement rate. As a nationally accredited program, our degree is honored by all fifty states.

As a graduate of the Education program from Stetson University, you may also wish to continue your studies in the field of education through a wide variety of graduate programs in Florida, the country and around the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Foundations of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Principles and Methods of Instruction for Diverse Learners 
  • Human Exceptionalities
  • ESOL Principles and Practices
  • Reading in the Primary Grades
  • Applied Linguistics for Teachers of English Learners

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

Official Transcripts

  • Official transcripts from your secondary/high school are required. Transfer students are required to submit transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended as well as a listing of courses in progress that includes course names, course numbers and numbers of credit hours.
Letters of Recommendation
  • First-year applicants are required to submit at least one letter of recommendation.
Writing Sample
  • All applicants are required to submit a writing sample. 
Essay Topics
  • Discuss an issue of state, national or global concern to you.
  • If you could live your life fighting for one cause, what would it be and why?

Tuition Fee

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    47270 USD/year
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  • National

    47270 USD/year
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Living costs for DeLand

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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