Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education / Teaching Reading
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

GCU offers this online BS in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Teaching Reading.  You can become a specialist who works with early learners to diagnose, remediate and intervene with reading difficulties.  Spanning grades K-8, you will learn instructional skills as well as classroom management, lesson planning, and assessment.  You'll also gain valuable insight towards family and cultural diversity.  While you have the convenience of online learning in this program, there is a student-teaching component for all degree candidates. This education curriculum aligns with standards across professional organizations including:

  • Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC)
  • Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

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A high school diploma or GED is required

  • *Residents from Mississippi require an associate’s degree or higher for admission

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of: American Samoa, Guam, or Northern Mariana Islands.