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Bachelor of Science in Education

Shape today’s young minds for tomorrow. Teaching young people can be a career and a calling all wrapped up in one. If you’ve thought about shaping the academic, social and cognitive skills of children, our Bachelor of Science in Education degrees can help you take that next step. You can select a degree in Elementary Teacher Education or Early Childhood Education.

Why choose us?

Depending on the program you choose, your BSED program can help you:

  •  Practice designing and implementing effective instruction in preschool or elementary classroom settings.
  • Train to meet the needs of diverse pre-K and elementary student populations while student teaching.
  • Learn how to assess children through observation, interactions and other performance measures.
  • Explore and define your goals into your own personal educational philosophy.
  • Get 1:1 help to navigate the world of state licensure requirements and other challenges you encounter along the way.

Which BSED is right for you?

Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Education/Elementary Teacher Education

  • Not eligible for transfer credits
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Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Education/Early Childhood Education

  • Apply your Child Development Associate (CDA) credits
  • Not eligible for transfer credits
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Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies (California Only)

  • Not eligible for transfer credits
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Careers & Outcomes

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Education?

Each BSED degree is unique and is aligned with different occupational outcomes, so see the program details pages to find the occupation you’re looking for. Some possible occupations include:

  • Elementary School Teachers, except Special Education
  • Preschool Teachers, except Special Education
  • Kindergarten Teachers, except Special Education


According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to be as fast as average between 2020 and 2030.

BLS projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Accreditation & Faculty

Careers & Outcomes

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Experienced faculty will assist you with learning activities and exercises to help build your knowledge in a specific area. You’ll then have the opportunity to demonstrate what you’ve learned by taking an assessment. Afterward, your instructor will give you feedback on how you can master any skill or concept you weren’t able to demonstrate.

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Our Bachelor of Science in Education degree programs allow you to take one course at a time. No matter which program you choose, you’ll have the flexibility to balance work, life and school.