Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (Licensure)
Walden University

Program Details

An online bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Walden University combines teaching theory with practical experience. The program focuses on teaching math, science, reading, and other core subjects to children in kindergarten through sixth grade. 

Students will learn how to integrate technology in the classroom, build family partnerships, collaborate with other professionals, and increase literacy skills in students. Learning strategies include interactive videos, virtual field experiences, and a supervised in-person field placement. Graduates will be equipped to help young students build confidence and excel in diverse classroom environments.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Design and implement engaging, differentiated learning experiences to support children’s development
  • Use data to assess student growth to build on strengths and meet the needs of individual children
  • Practice cultural sensitivity to build positive relationships with children, families, and colleagues
  • Take advantage of technology resources to personalize and improve teaching and learning


Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden 

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Kansas, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island