You can complete your Elementary Education K-6 Degree in 16 months with face-to-face instruction in Dodge City and Garden City or through interactive television in Great Bend, Hutchinson, Liberal, Pratt, Ulysses, Scott City, Syracuse, and Sharon. Please visit our Western Kansas page for the most up to date information.
You can complete your Elementary Education K-6 Degree in 16 months with face-to-face instruction at Independence Community College. General education courses may be completed at a community college near you (Coffeyville CC, Allen County CC, Neosho County CC, or Labette County CC). Learn more by visiting the Southeast Kansas page.
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
The Teacher Education Program allows for close personal interaction with instructors. The majority of the program relies on face to face delivery and features hands-on methods of learning. The program offers both daytime and evening classes designed for adults who wish to complete certification while balancing work and family commitments.
This degree focuses on preparing you for a teaching career in primary education.
- Teach grades K-6
- Make a difference in the lives of children
- Work in an administrative role in an educational setting
- Accelerated 16 month program available*
While earning your Bachelor of Science in Education, you can expect to take courses including The Exceptional Child, Methods of Teaching, Educational Psychology, and Technology in the Classroom. A complete four-year plan of study can be found here.
Graduates of the Elementary Teacher Education Program can be licensed to teach grade kindergarten through 6th grade and may complete middle level endorsements in math, science, English or social studies. According to the US Department of Labor Occupatinal Outlook Handbook for 2006-2007, "job opportunities for teachers over the next 10 years will vary from good to excellent. Most job openings will result from the need to replace the large number of teachers who are expected to retire."
Transferring to Newman University?
Visit the Transfer Credits page to view transferable credits from your transfer college.