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Elementary Education, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Anderson, IN, United States
An elementary education major prepares candidates to teach kindergarten through grade 6. All elementary education majors must select a minor along with their elementary major. The minor does not have to lead to licensing, but the department strongly suggests choosing a minor or concentration that will enhance their major, such as the reading minor or the special education minor (mild intervention)

Overview

Our program focuses on teacher preparation both in the classroom and in the field, leading to success on licensing exams. In preparing for careers as elementary educators, students participate in classroom observations as well as completing a semester of student teaching. Students may also volunteer for organizations like College Mentors for Kids in a variety of capacities that both serve the community and broaden their experience in working with young people.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Mild Disabilities
  • Organization and Management for the Elementary Classroom
  • Foundations in Reading Instruction
  • Child and Adolescent Development

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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:

    547

    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

  • Online Application
  • Recommendation
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Essay
  • Submit a 200-300 word essay that addresses the following topics: Your education goals, Your faith experience, Why you chose to apply to AU?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14975 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14975 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Anderson

  • 861 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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