At South College, you can learn how to become a teacher with a degree focused on early childhood education. Earn your Bachelor of Science in Teacher Education – Elementary (K-5) in Knoxville and take your first steps toward becoming a professional educator and transforming lives.
42 months for full-time students
Available for qualified applicants
Earn your Teacher Education - Elementary (K-5) bachelor's degree in Knoxville!
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—like Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others—is available to those who qualify. To learn more about financial aid options available for students in our teacher education programs, contact a member of our admissions team today.
Elementary education plays an integral role in the mental and social development of children. Young students benefit a great deal from the guidance of well-trained, passionate teachers and school administrators. With South College’s Bachelor of Science in Teacher Education – Elementary (K-5) program, you’ll work to develop skills that can lead to career opportunities as a teacher and a rewarding future educating kids.
Education is evolving. Our Teacher Education – Elementary (K-5) bachelor’s program is designed to meet those challenges by instilling in you a commitment to lifelong learning as technology changes how we both learn and teach. At South College, you will enjoy diverse field experiences, professional development workshops, and a student-teaching practice component.
Our BS in Teacher Education (K-5) program is designed to train future educators who are committed to cultivating young minds and making a positive impact in their communities. Upon completing our curriculum, teaching candidates are equipped to positively shape children’s learning experiences. Upon graduation, you’ll be well-prepared to seek positions in the teaching workforce with an initial Tennessee Elementary Education (K-5) license.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).