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Elementary Education (BS/MS)

FSU Panama City’s combined bachelor’s/master’s pathway in elementary education 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. Your bachelor's degree will be awarded at the end of the Spring semester of your senior year. Upon completion of the graduate program you will earn a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a major in Elementary Education.

After graduation, you’ll be able to hit the ground running and inspire the next generation. With a master’s degree, you’ll reap the benefits of masters-level compensation in one of the most rewarding careers available.

As of spring 2021, the Elementary Education BS-MS program at FSU PC is no longer applications.

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The master’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, the median wage for postsecondary teachers was $79,540 in May 2019. 

More opportunities

With a master's in Elementary Education, students are attractive candidates for diverse school districts with valued credentials and experiences that support student achievement.

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