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Elementary Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Kansas City, MO, United States
Rockhurst University’s Elementary Education degree in Kansas City offers initial teacher certification in grades 1-6, preparing you to become a caring leader in primary education who engages in innovative teaching, collaboration and reflective practice.
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Overview

Through significant intellectual study and a variety of child education field and service-learning experiences, you’ll acquire the knowledge, skills and disposition necessary to instruct diverse learners as an elementary teacher in the 21st-century classroom.

At Rockhurst University, our accredited bachelor of Elementary Education degree fosters inquiry, intellectual creativity and evidence-based decision-making skills to equip you to face challenges in today’s global society.

Learning Outcomes 

The Missouri Teaching Standards convey the expectations of performance for professional child education teachers in Missouri. The standards are based on teaching theory indicating that early childhood education degree graduates become effective teachers who:

  • Exercise discipline-specific content knowledge.
  • Plan and utilize innovative, evidence-based teaching strategies.
  • Assess and adjust teaching methods according to the needs of individual learners.
  • Gain awareness and feel empowered to work within diverse settings.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multicultural Clinical Experience
  • Curriculum and Instruction in Health and Physical Education
  • Integrating the Curriculum through the Arts
  • Teaching Elementary School Mathematics
  • Teaching Elementary School Science
  • Teaching Elementary School Social Studies

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete an online application for admission
  • Counselor's written recommendation
  • ACT or SAT test score
  • English proficiency: TOEFL - Internet based minimum score of 80
  • Provide an Official Statement of Finances directly from a bank or financial institution
  • Official high school academic credentials, translated into English if necessary
  • International students/scholars will be able to waive the mandatory student health insurance as long as their policy meets the criteria below, or they may enroll in Rockhurst's policy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kansas City

  • 980 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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