The Department of Elementary Education offers programs in the following certification areas:
Students choosing these programs take a broad background of course work geared to teaching on all levels from birth through grade six. Fieldwork is done in selected schools on at least two levels from birth through grade six. Those successfully completing this program earn a Bachelor of Science in Education and are qualified to receive certifications from the State Education Department for teaching either Birth-2 or 1-6 grade levels. A minimum of 120 academic credits is needed for the baccalaureate degree with certification.