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Elementary Education, B.S.E.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The nationally accredited Elementary Education program offered by the University of Saint Francis blends educational theory and technology with hands-on experience. You will experience Kindergarten through 6th grade classrooms and work with students starting your first semester, giving you the knowledge and confidence to teach today’s students. Come learn how to create an inclusive environment and meet the needs of all learners!

Our curriculum will prepare you to be an energetic and inspiring teacher! As you near graduation, you will take the CORE Assessment exam to become licensed to teach in the state of Indiana.

Professional Opportunities and Connections

Because teachers are lifelong learners, our program connects students to a variety of professional development opportunities, two of which are hosted by USF.

  • Best Practices Showcase highlights teachers who demonstrate outstanding professional practice. Learn from the Best!
  • Northeast Literacy Council promotes the improvement of literacy instruction through professional development and awards.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rhetoric & Composition
  • History
  • Foundational Theories for Learner Success
  • General Psychology 
  • General Biology
  • Introduction to Teacher Education 

English Language Requirements

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • $965 per credit for Part-Time students

Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 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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