Elementary Education Degree, Bachelor of Science

BACHELOR’S IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

BACHELOR’S IN
ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Campus Majors | Elementary EducationAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

Campus Majors | Elementary EducationAPPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

 
Reach the
Whole Child.
Reach the Whole Child.

The Elementary Education major at Maryville University will prepare you to help each child realize their full potential.

If you love teaching and working with elementary-age children, consider an Elementary Education degree at Maryville University, where you will gain the skills needed to teach elementary grades 1 – 6. The Elementary Education program prepares its students to be reflective teachers committed to one of the most critical jobs in a society.

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION PROGRAM

WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Maryville University student student-teaching at an elementary school

During their sophomore year, Maryville’s education program requires students to spend time in a classroom each semester, where they spend eight hours each week completing their practicum experience.

Deisy Avellaneda completed her practicum hours at a local elementary school where she has guided reading groups and taught small group lessons.

PROFESSIONAL
PARTNERSHIPS

student teaching at elementary school

Students in Maryville’s bachelor’s degree in education program are placed in at least three different school settings, providing a wealth of learning environments in a diverse group of schools. Schools selected for placements are models of best practices, have a wide diversity of students, and have a long history of partnering with us including:

• Parkway School District
• St. Louis Public Schools
• Lindbergh School District
• Rockwood School District
• Kirkwood School District

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THE BIG PICTURE

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of students enrolling in public kindergarten and elementary schools is expected to increase over the coming decade opening up numerous job opportunities as an elementary school teacher.

SALARY

Kindergarten and Elementary Teachers

TOP 10%

$92,770

MEDIAN

$57,160


JOB GROWTH

7%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

116,300 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

80
%
PUBLIC SCHOOLS
14
%
PRIVATE SCHOOLS
  4
%
DAY CARE SERVICES

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Turn your passion for working with children into a career with Maryville University’s bachelor’s degree in elementary education.
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