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Elementary Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Elementary Education program has specific competencies that are expected of candidates preparing to teach in grades 2-6. It meets the standards of the Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI).
Elementary Education majors have hands-on experience in the field of education in a variety of ways, such as attending and presenting at professional conferences with faculty in the School of Education. You'll gain exposure to many of our knowledgeable faculty members as well as locally, nationally and internationally recognized professionals. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science, students may earn the Master of Education in 18 months in the School of Education Graduate Program – Master of Education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Teaching Art to Children
  • Teaching Music to Children
  • Elementary Curriculum and Assessment 
  • Teaching Mathematics to Children
  • Teaching Social Studies to Children

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completion of at least 45 semester hours of course work
  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • Passing Praxis I/Praxis Core scores* (reading, writing and mathematics)
  • Acceptable score on Interview I
  • Acceptable scores on Field Experience Evaluations I

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7920 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7920 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orangeburg

  • 876 - 1530 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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