Elementary Education

FSU Panama City’s Elementary Education bachelor’s degree program prepares future teachers for success in the classroom. Coursework is offered in small classes with individual attention from expert faculty, leading to a full-time internship that allows students to test-drive their future career.

From extensive field experiences to the latest instructional technology, our inventive approach will give you a leg up on the competition. As early as your first semester, you’ll experience what it’s like to be a teacher and apply cutting-edge research, training and resources to build lesson plans and manage a classroom of students with diverse backgrounds

Upon completion of the undergraduate program you will earn a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education alongside the Florida K-12 Reading Endorsement and ESOL Endorsement.



The Elementary Education Program at FSU PC accepts both fall and spring applications. Apply early (July 1 for fall and November 1 for spring terms.)

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The bachelor’s program gives you the resources to have success in the classroom.

Added value

In addition to state teaching certifications, graduates will earn state endorsements in reading and teaching English speakers of other languages (ESOL).

Growing demand

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for elementary school teachers are expected to grow up to 6 percent through 2024, translating to over 87,800 new jobs. 

More opportunities

With an Elementary Education degree and Florida Reading and ESOL endorsements, students are attractive candidates for diverse school districts with valued credentials and experiences that support student achievement.

Get the most out of your education

Experience a more well-rounded education to pursue your career or personal goals. Add an academic minor or a certificate to your degree program, or discover new interests through a student organization. Scroll through the links to learn more.