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Elementary Education, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Florida City, FL, United States| Online
The Elementary Education program of Saint Leo University accumulates more than 800 hours of clinical experience by the end of their senior year—almost double the hours recommended by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
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Overview

The Elementary Education program of Saint Leo University helps students become the next person to inspire and shape future generations.

By the time you graduate, you’ll be well equipped to command a classroom of your own as a certified K-6 teacher. Because of our emphasis on practical field experiences, principals often note how ready our students are for final internships. Please note that the Elementary Education program is only offered in Florida. 

What can you do with an Elementary Education degree?

All students who receive Saint Leo’s bachelor degree in Elementary Education are certified to teach K-6 grades and also earn their ESOL and Reading Endorsements. Many Saint Leo graduates become leaders in their schools and districts often going on to pursue masters degrees in Education Leadership, Reading or Special Education. Possible job routes include:

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Reading Teacher
  • ESOL Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Practicum I and Seminar: Reflection
  • Mathematics in the Elementary Classroom
  • Language Arts in the Elementary Classroom
  • Reading Foundations in the Elementary Classroom
  • ESOL Foundations Cross-Cultural Communication & Applied Linguistics
  • Practicum II and Seminar: Planning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

  • Application.
  • Submit transcripts, mark sheets, diplomas or certificates from all post-secondary institutions attended, along with course descriptions and credit values.
  • All international candidates for admission must prove English language proficiency.
  • Photocopy of the Biographical section of your current passport.
  • Proof of Financial Ability to Pay.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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