Elementary Education / Middle School Science

In addition to the Southeast Missouri State University Cape campus, this degree is offered at our Poplar Bluff Delivery Site and our regional campuses in Kennett and Sikeston.


The College of Education creates a supportive climate to help all education majors meet the rigor of teacher education. Elementary Education students have the opportunity to participate in Tomorrow’s Teachers Learning Community which links cohort learning and living opportunities. Students also receive support in preparation for the Missouri General Education Assessment required for admission. We also provide our future educators the tools to learn to use and integrate instructional technology across our curriculum. Join our EDvolution of future educators!

What You'll Do

  • Be certified to teach elementary students in grades 1 – 6
  • Be certified to teach middle school science (grades 5 – 9)
  • Participate in multiple field experiences in local classrooms
  • Integrate technology into the curriculum with our EDvolution one-to-one instructional technology program
  • Have the opportunity for student teaching abroad, including our partnership with Eagles College in Iquique, Chile
  • Have opportunities for leadership in our numerous student organizations
  • Have full-time faculty with experience in the classroom as their primary instructors
  • Enjoy the benefit of national accreditation of our programs

What You'll Study

  • BS 105 Environmental Biology
  • PH 109 Explore the Universe
  • SE 320 Techniques of Teaching Science
  • LI 243 Children’s Literature

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Elementary Schools
  • Private Schools


Costs at Southeast