Online B.S. in Elementary Education Degree Program – Asbury University
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Online Elementary Education Degree Program

Invest in the future and touch lives daily with the online Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education degree program from Asbury University. Our program, delivered in a flexible and fully online format, equips you with the knowledge and skills to become an effective educator who shapes the minds of the next generation.

Our accredited online bachelor’s in elementary education program is built for everyone, whether you are a recent high school graduate, a working adult or managing other responsibilities. Classes are held in 8-week blocks, allowing you to continue your current commitments while preparing to become a teacher in Kentucky and beyond.

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Quick Facts

Online Bachelor’s in Education Degree Requirements

Our elementary education program is designed to help you become proficient in the pedagogical strategies required to effectively teach in an elementary school environment, as well as build a strong knowledge base in the fields you’ll be teaching.

Major areas include literature, history, humanities, philosophy, music/art history, writing, communications, social sciences, science, foreign language and mathematics. Requirements for the online elementary education degree include:

  • 39 credits in Foundations general education courses
  • 80 credits in core education and discipline-specific courses
  • 5 credits in elective courses to complete the 124-hour bachelor’s degree requirement

Students are required to complete clinical education components in Kentucky elementary schools, making this program particularly suitable for Kentucky residents or those who live close by.

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Sample Course Plan

Explore our example course plan below to get an idea of the topics you’ll study and the path you’ll take on your journey to becoming an elementary educator. This plan is a snapshot of the major classes and does not include foundational requirements or electives. The duration of this degree program varies from student to student depending on prior college credit, course load and other factors.

▾ First Semester

  • EDA 200 Introduction to Education (2 credits)
  • EDA 201 Clinical Field Experience Seminar I (1 credit)
  • EDA 220 Technology for Education (2 credits)
  • EDA 230 Human Growth and Development (2 credits)
  • MTA201 Elementary Math I (2 credits)
  • ENA 200 Facilitating EL Student Success (3 credits)

▾ Second Semester

  • EDA 274 Social Studies and Science Content (3 credits)
  • MTA202 Elementary Math II (3 credits)
  • ENA 240 Grammar and Composition (3 credits)
  • ENA 360 Children’s Literature (3 credits)
  • MTA203 Elementary Math III (3 credits)

▾ Third Semester

  • EDA 301 Clinical Field Experience Seminar II (1 credit)
  • EDA 320 Exceptional Learner (3 credits)
  • EDA 341 Language Arts Methods (2 credits)
  • EDA 342 Teaching of Reading (2 credits)
  • EDA 360 Social Studies Methods (2 credits)
  • EDA 380 Science/Math Methods (3 credits)

▾ Fourth Semester

  • EDA 401 Clinical Field Experience Seminar III (1 credit)
  • EDA 405 Learning Theories/Performance Assess. (3 credits)
  • EDA 410 Classroom Management (2 credits)
  • EDA 350 Literacy Assessment (3 credits)
  • EDA 276 Arts/Humanities (3 credits)
  • EDA 428 Intervention for Differentiation (3 credits)

▾ Final Semester

  • EDA 999 Student Teaching (12 credits)

About the Online Bachelor’s in Education Program at Asbury University

Engaged Online Delivery Format

Asbury’s online learning environment encourages interactive and engaging education. Our online classes are set in 8-week blocks, enabling you to balance your efforts to complete the online teaching degree along with work and family commitments.

Emphasize Studies in Topic Area

As an Asbury student, you have the opportunity to delve deep into the subjects you’ll be teaching. This emphasis on subject mastery prepares you to inspire young learners in a range of topics:

  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • History
  • Music
  • Foreign Language

Complete In-Person Teaching Clinicals

To ensure you’re ready for the classroom and for professional educator licensure in Kentucky, our program includes in-person teaching clinicals. This hands-on experience in state elementary schools allows you to apply your learning in a real-world teaching environment.

Online Education Program Tuition and Costs

At Asbury University, we’re committed to providing high-quality education at an affordable price. Our online B.S. in Elementary Education program is priced at $399 per credit hour, with scholarships and financial aid options available for eligible students.

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We strive to make the admissions process as simple and supportive as possible. Our admissions team is ready to guide you through every step, from completing your online application to transferring existing college credits.

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Complete Your Teaching Degree Online

We’re happy to consider previously earned college credits for transfer to our program. Contact an admissions counselor to learn which credits will transfer.

Online Program Accreditation

Asbury’s School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB).

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Asbury University’s online Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education degree program is an opportunity to gain a comprehensive education in preparation for a career as an effective educator. Take the first step toward a meaningful career inspiring the next generation of learners and discover the possibilities of a Christ-centered education.