Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Dakota State University

Program Details

Gain vital skills in curriculum development and classroom management with the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education degree. Graduates of this program will be poised to make a difference in the lives of their young students.

Hands-on practice is gained through a yearlong residency program. Program participants also learn how to utilize modern technology to enhance learning and help children develop creativity, curiosity, and compassion. Students can earn endorsements in K-12 Technology, Kindergarten, English as a New Language, and Coaching, alongside minors in PK-12 Reading and English as a New Language.

Graduates may find employment in the following roles:

  • Elementary general education teacher
  • K-12 technology teacher
  • ESL teacher

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Dakota State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • This program is approved by the South Dakota State Board of Education. Graduates will be recommended for a South Dakota Teaching License and may be recommended for certification in other states. Out-of-state applicants should verify licensure and certification requirements for their state of interest.