B.A. On Campus

Elementary Education

University of Alaska Southeast

48 months
30528 USD/year
30528 USD/year
10152 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education at the University of Alaska Southeast prepares students for recommendation in the state of Alaska for initial teaching certification in grades K-8. 


This program is for students in Juneau and rural Alaskan communities and others who desire the flexibility of an e-Learning program. Students in this Elementary Education program at the University of Alaska Southeast must be self-directed learners, have access to high speed internet connections, and prepare for a 9-month intensive student teaching experience in their senior year. 

Students are assessed relative to national and state standards, including National Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE) standards, the Alaska Teacher Standards, the Alaska Student Content Standards, the Alaska Standards for Culturally Responsive Schools, and the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) Standards.

The degree requirements are interdisciplinary and provide breadth in the content areas necessary for successful teaching at an elementary level and depth in the opportunities to connect theory and practice in a variety of real classroom, school, and community contexts.

The main components of this program include:

  • subject area coursework in UAS General Education Requirements (GERs);
  • additional subject area coursework in those areas important for successful teaching at an K-8 level;
  • foundation courses in education with practical experiences in the schools; and
  • a capstone year-long experience where the professional education courses are integrated with field experiences and student teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Fundamentals of Oral Communication 
  • Small Group Communication and Team Building 
  • Public Speaking
  • Computational Skills
  • College Algebra for Calculus
  • Survey of Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Professional Letters of Recommendation
  • Resumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Professional Objectives
  • Submit Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15264 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15264 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10152 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5076 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookfield

1100 - 1500 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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