Education (Elementary) (adult learners)

Are you passionate about inspiring students and sparking a lifelong love of learning? When pursuing an elementary education bachelor's degree from St. Kate's College for Adults, you will be prepared to earn your K-6 teaching license. St. Kate's teachers are in demand—gain the skills and strategies you need to provide your students with innovative coursework and a spectacular educational experience.

what can I do with a degree in elementary education?

When you graduate with an elementary education degree from St. Kate's College for Adults, you will be aptly prepared to create effective lesson plans, cultivate critical thinking skills, and manage student behavior. With the solid foundation of knowledge from St. Kate’s, you will be prepped to take your teaching licensure exam and become an educational innovator.

what will I study?

As an elementary education major, you will study the following subjects to gain a comprehensive understanding of education:

  • General teaching methods
  • School and chemical health
  • Literacy methods
  • Methods in mathematics, science, and social studies
  • Relationship techniques
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for elementary learners

Courses in the College for Adults bachelor's degree in elementary program meet in a "hybrid" format, combining evening/weekend meetings on our St. Paul campus with online learning between sessions — perfect for busy adults.

Start whenever it's most convenient for you: fall, spring or summer. We are accepting applications—apply now!

Did you know?

  • Education (Elementary) (adult learners) is offered as a major and second degree.
  • Education is also offered in the College for Women.
  • With special courses in STEM education, St. Kate's elementary education graduates gain an extra edge.
  • After graduation, continue on in St. Kate's Master of Arts in Education degree.

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why St. Kate’s?

At St. Catherine University, you will grow as a leader who engages with intention, acts with justice and serves with compassion. You will build personal relationships with faculty and students alike, while you become immersed in active and collaborative methods of learning to achieve your goals.


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Major Course Requirements

Major Course Requirements

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Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

The path to a baccalaureate degree at St. Kate’s begins with a core curriculum that emphasizes intellectual inquiry and social teaching; challenging students to transformational leadership.

Faculty

Faculty

Our faculty are active researchers, industry and academic award winners and influential members of professional organizations. Most of all, they’re passionate, caring teachers.

The St. Kate’s Experience

The St. Kate’s Experience

This unique program brings together resources, activities and personal support to help you achieve your goals.