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Elementary education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lacey, WA, United States
The Elementary Education Program at Saint Martin’s explores the field of elementary education for the purposes of advanced study in pursuit of a residency teaching certification with a primary endorsement in elementary education (kindergarten-8) by the state of Washington.
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Overview

  • The education programs at Saint Martin’s interweave with one another, providing students with a wide spectrum of choice and flexibility. From the outset, education students participate in in-depth school and practicum work allowing them to interact with local teachers and principals. 
  • Faculty are professional educators with extensive, contemporary, real-world experience. Their knowledge in the field of education is coupled with skills in counseling, creating a climate of compassionate rigor. Our reputation for excellence so precedes us that 97% of our graduates find teaching jobs after graduation.

The elementary education major prepares graduates for teaching careers (preschool-8) in a variety of environments including:

  • Public or private elementary schools
  • Day care centers
  • Pre-school
  • Private tutoring
  • Military elementary schools

Accreditation

Saint Martin's University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses inlcude:

  • Directed Practicum Level I
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Classroom Technology
  • Introduction to Exceptionality
  • Classroom Management
  • Education Law
  • Issues of Abuse/ Teacher as Counselor
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics
  • Methods of Teaching Science
  • Methods of Teaching Social Studies
  • Methods of Teaching Language Arts
  • Methods of Teaching Language Acquisition
  • Arts and Movement
  • Literature for Children and Young Adults
  • Classroom Assessment
  • Primary Reading/Writing
  • Elementary Content-area Reading - Elementary Teachers
  • Elementary Education Practicum
  • Teacher Internship
  • Teacher Internship Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    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

Application requirements for first-year students include:

  • Saint Martin's Application or the Common Application
  • Personal essay
  • Your official SAT/ACT scores
  • Your official and sealed high school transcript
  • Your school report form
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lacey

  • 911 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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