As a teacher, you play a significant role in a child’s life.
Earn your bachelor degree in Elementary Education, and become the
next person to inspire and shape future generations.
Why choose Elementary Education at Saint
Wherever you are on your journey, Saint Leo will meet you there.
Education Center courses are designed with flexibility for the
working professional, with the same academic rigor as University
Campus classes. Because the B.A. Elementary Education is a Florida
State-approved teacher education program, Saint Leo graduates are
assured Florida certification for grades K-6, including ESOL and
Through a series of supervised internships, you will accumulate
more than 800 hours of field experience by your senior year—almost
double the hours recommended by the American Association of
Colleges of Teacher Education. By the time you graduate, you’ll be
well equipped to command a classroom of your own as a certified K-6
Some amazing classes you can take
Professional development opportunities
What can you do with a bachelor degree in Elementary
All students who receive Saint Leo’s bachelor degree in
Elementary Education are certified to teach K-6 grades in Florida,
and also earn their ESOL and Reading Endorsements. Possible job
Where are Saint Leo Elementary Education grads
Our students find success as certified teachers in school
districts around Florida and outside of the state, thanks to
interstate agreements between the Florida Department of Education
and many states.
Saint Leo graduates often assume leadership positions in their
schools—as team leaders and department chairs—within three to four
years of employment. Many Saint Leo graduates have been recognized
as Teachers of the Year for their schools and even their entire
You may declare the Elementary Education major when you begin
coursework at Saint Leo University. However, to be formally
admitted to the program, you must complete a degree application
once you fulfill general education requirements.