Elementary Education B.S.Ed. Certification Track

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The Elementary Education B.S.Ed. Single-Certification track program leads to initial pre-school through grade 5 (P-5) general education certification.  This track is offered on the Statesboro, Armstrong, or Hinesville campus beginning fall 2020.

By earning your bachelor’s in elementary education, you will experience: coursework in the major field(s) of study, methodology courses addressing academic instruction, and core coursework in professional education.

During the program, you will have many experiences in public school classrooms prior to the student teaching semester. All field experiences, including student teaching, take place within a 70 mile radius of the Georgia Southern campus. Explore the Elementary Education program outcomes to find out what you’ll learn.

Upon successful completion of the Elementary Education program and passing the Elementary Education Certification GACE exam, you will qualify for Georgia’s P-5 teacher Induction certification.

Students and alumni of the College of Education at Georgia Southern University share their experiences and success as Eagle Educators. Read a spotlight story for the Elementary Education B.S.Ed. program.

For change of major or transfer questions, please contact the College of Education (COE) Advisement Center directly at 912-478-0698.

Last updated: 7/22/2020

Elementary Education • Dept. of Elementary and Special Education • PO Box 8134 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5203