Special offer: For a limited time, receive up to a 15% tuition grant when you enroll for Fall 2 (October 10, 2017) online. (apply now)

* 15% tuition grant up to $750 per semester. That’s up to $6,000 over the life of your program.

 

Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education

Become proficient in content areas from preschool through sixth grade. You will learn to design and implement elementary instruction and assessment based on state curriculum guidelines; create positive, productive classroom environments; and develop appropriate classroom management strategies. The SAGU bachelor's degree in teaching education leads toward Texas teacher certification and prepares you to seek certification in other states.

Online access: SAGU offers this degree 100% online for adults 22 or older. Earn your degree in the comfort of your favorite study spot.

Scholarship Offer:For a limited time, receive up to a 15% tuition grant when you enroll in an online degree at SAGU.

Limited-time grant for new education majors For a limited time, SAGU is offering a 15% tuition grant to new on-campus education majors, saving you up to $750 per semester and up to $6,000 over the course of your degree.

 

"Not only did SAGU teach me to be an educator, they showed me how to express God's love to my students every day."

Catherine Featherston, Education Graduate

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Careers in education

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), education jobs are on the rise. A degree in education prepares you for careers as a(n):

  • Art Teacher
  • Biology Teacher
  • College Professor
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • English Teacher
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • History Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Math Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Montessori Teacher
  • Music Teacher
  • Physical Education (P.E.) Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Principal
  • School Administrator
  • School Counselor
  • School Librarian
  • School Secretary
  • Science Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Superintendent
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Vice Principal

National average salary for new teachers: $40,000
National average salary for teachers in 5 years: $47,000

Niche, "Teacher Salaries in America"

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Full support

Get access to full campus support and resources. Students can take advantage of the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more.

Individual attention

Our class sizes are small. We create an atmosphere where you have 1-on-1 interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.

Affordability & value

SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team is your team to help secure grants, scholarships and other financial resources to help ease your mind.

Sticker price vs. your cost

When choosing a college, it is important to realize the difference between the sticker price and your net costs after scholarships and grants. SAGU offers a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities to reduce your college costs.

Christian faith

Everything we do springs from a Christian world view. SAGU creates an environment that strengthens your faith and your mind, integrating faith and learning.

Accreditation

You can be confident that your SAGU degree is recognized.

SAGU holds accreditations with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. We also hold a number of prestigious program accreditations.

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