Our Elementary Education degree program will equip and empower you to effectively teach elementary school children. You will be positioned to obtain teaching certification from Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education upon graduation with possibilities to achieve certification elsewhere.
You will be set up for career success in the education field through the completion of our fully accredited program that includes a full-time semester or year-long student teaching experience and multiple diverse field experiences in local schools, beginning as early as your freshman year.
Seasoned professors with real-world classroom experience provide relevant and cutting-edge instruction in interdisciplinary learning, effective engagement of the learner, curriculum and instructional planning, and in-depth methods classes that prepare you to teach core subjects such as math, social studies, reading, and science.
Combine your passion with your calling to make a difference in the classroom.
Learn more about our year-long Student Teaching Internship opportunities!
Career OpportunitiesEvangel's academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it's more than just job preparation; it's preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree would prepare you for:
- 1st – 6th grade teacher in a private or public school setting
- Graduate school
- International teacher
- Corporate trainer/presenter
- Children’s ministry
- Nonprofit youth organizations
Shonna Crawford, Ph.D.
Education Department Chair & Professor of Education
Full Time Faculty
Kelly Sutherland, Ed.D.
Professor of Education, Coordinator of Graduate Curriculum & Instruction Leadership Program
Eddie Noack, Ed.S.
Assistant Professor - Special Education Program Coordinator
Andrea Hughes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Literacy, Coordinator of Graduate Literacy Program