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

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
    • 21 years of age or older
    • Less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours
    • Active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service
    • Concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden

Restricted States

Idaho, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota