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Elementary Education, B.S.E.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The candidates of the Elementary Education program of Oklahoma Baptist University receive a firm grounding in the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to assist the learning of children in grades 1-8. The elementary education faculty stresses the importance of teaching the whole child, morally and spiritually, as well as academically.

What makes an OBU Elementary Education degree special?

As an elementary education major, you are provided instruction within a Christian context in preparation for a global perspective of education. Other advantages are small class size, a mentoring type of relationship between students and faculty, a wide range of field experiences with real children in real classrooms -- in addition to student teaching. Therefore, as an OBU elementary education graduate, you will be highly sought for your teaching expertise.

What are OBU grads doing with their Elementary Education degrees?

Most teach in public schools in the Oklahoma/Texas area; however, we have grads teaching around the globe in almost all 50 states—Russia, China, Hong Kong, Africa, Mexico, to name a few. Some grads use their degree as the stepping-stone to grad school, seminary, or mission work. With experience, many become nationally board certified teachers, school administrators, and a few have even become education professors.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art and Music for Children 
  • Reading Methods, P-3 
  • Mathematics Methods, P-3 
  • Classroom Management, P-12 
  • Social Studies in the Elementary and Middle School
  • Reading Methods, 4-8

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

General Requirements

    • Complete your application
    • Send us your Transcript
    • Send Test Scores (ACT, SAT or TOEFL/IELTS)
    • Send a copy of a current passport
    • Financial Guarantee
    • Provide a bank statement (proving funds on the financial guarantee)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27912 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27912 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Shawnee

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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