Online Elementary Education Degree
Online courses make it convenient for working students to earn their degree
100% Pass Rate
All Midway graduates pass provisional licensure exam
Would you like to become an elementary school teacher?
Do you need the convenience of online courses?
Consider Midway University’s online Elementary Education program.
Midway University’s Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education program can train you to work with young learners in elementary schools across the state.
Upon graduation, you will meet the requirements for certification to teach kindergarten through fifth grade in Kentucky. Through reciprocal agreements, students should be able to achieve certification in some other states as well.
*Online students should consult with their advisors as all areas of concentration might not be available online.
90% of students receive some form of financial assistance
meet faculty face-to-face to get in-person assistance even as an online student
Frequently Asked Questions
We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1.800.952.4122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)
Visit Financial Aid for more details.
Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Our online and evening undergraduate and graduate programs’ tuition is based on the number of credit hours taken each module. You can review our current credit hour tuition rates and fees online.
Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover. We also have specific resource information for military students.
Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.
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University credit can be earned for knowledge gained through prior work and learning experience depending upon the nature and scope of the experience. Students can earn up to 21 credit hours towards an undergraduate degree program based on assessment. Review the Credit for Prior Learning webpage or section in the catalog for more information.
Midway University’s Student Success Center provides both Academic Support and Career Services resources for all Midway students. Academic Support includes one-on-one tutoring, small group tutoring and virtual (or online) tutoring. Workshops are held throughout the year to support student learning.
Career Services resources are available to students, alumni and others within our community to help them gain relevant and practical career readiness training through education and experiential learning within internships, job shadowing, career counseling and strategic corporate partnerships.
Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at email@example.com.
A Peek Inside Our Program
You will earn your online Elementary Education degree by completing 120 credit hours. Depending on credits transferred or credits earned through our Credit for Prior Learning program, that time could be a lot less.
|Course Number||Name of Course||Credit Hours|
General Education Requirements
Major Course Requirements
|EDU 103||Introduction to Education||3|
|EDU 108||Introduction to Teacher Education Concentrations||3|
|EDU 188||Field Experience - Initial||0|
|EDU 201||Technology in the Educational Setting||3|
|EDU 202||Mathematics for Teachers I||3|
|EDU 210||Teaching and Learning I||3|
|EDU 286||Field Experience - Elementary||0|
|EDU 287||Field Experience - Mid School||0|
|EDU 288||Field Experience - High Sch||0|
|EDU 302||Mathematics for Teachers II||3|
|EDU 314||Multicultural Education||3|
|EDU 315||The Exceptional Child and Legal Aspects of Special Education||3|
|EDU 332||Educational Evaluation Techniques||3|
|EDU 338||Foundations of Literacy||3|
|EDU 360||Teaching and Learning II||3|
|EDU 370||Teaching Literacy to All Students across Grade Levels and Content Areas||3|
|EDU 405||Reading and Language Arts Teaching Methods||3|
|EDU 419||Social Studies Teaching Methods||3|
|EDU 421||Science Teaching Methods||3|
|EDU 425||Mathematics Teaching Methods||3|
|EDU 498||Student Teaching||12|
|PSY 260||Human Growth and Development||3|
P5 Content Emphasis*
|ENG 300||Linguistics and History English Language||3|
|ENV 201||Principles of Environmental Science||3|
|ENV 202||Principles of Environmental Science Lab||1|
|HIS 101||World Civilization I||3|
|HIS 102||World Civilization II||3|
|HIS 141||History of the United States since 1865||3|
Total Credit Hours
*See Teacher Education Department for additional P-5 content emphasis General Education requirements and Dual Certification -Elementary/Middle School