Prepare to teach pre-K through 5th grade with Georgia’s only 100% online elementary education certification prep.
The online bachelor’s degree in elementary education at Brenau (formerly known as early childhood education) is the only 100% online elementary education certification preparation in Georgia. This degree prepares you to work with children, families and communities to provide quality educational experiences for young children from birth through the elementary school years. Elementary teachers are also sought after for consultancy and professional development work in the area of children’s services.
Brenau’s elementary education bachelor’s degree helps you:
Our number-one priority is providing easy access to quality education so you can improve your life and achieve your career goals. Take advantage of resources like our professional tutoring program, academic coaching and our writing center – all of which serve online students.
Coursework for this degree is 100% online to better fit your busy life
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This four-year degree keeps coursework moving along at a pace convenient to you
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While there are career opportunities in elementary education for those with an associate degree, those opportunities increase greatly with a bachelor’s degree. Brenau’s elementary education associate degree program provides you with foundational knowledge and skills, which you can apply right away in your career and expand upon by pursuing your bachelor’s.
Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Kindergarten and Elementary School Education Opportunities
Projected growth, 2016–2026
Core classes for the bachelor’s in elementary education include:
In addition to federal or state financial aid, Georgia residents enrolled in this program may be eligible for the Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship, as well as the TEACH Grant, which gives financial aid to students in return for an agreement to teach in a high-need school.
“The professors at Brenau inspired me to become a highly effective educator, and they played an important part in learning different teaching methods that I currently use in my classroom.”
— Anita Smith, ’16