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Elementary Education

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 students in grades 1 – 6
  • Participate in multiple field experiences in local classrooms
  • Have the opportunity to choose elective courses in areas of interest, such as autism, working with English language learners, special education or working with families
  • Integrate technology into the curriculum with our EDvolution one-to-one instructional technology program

What You'll Study

  • CF 233 Creative Thought & Expression in Children
  • EL 274 Diversity in American Schools
  • EL 314 Literacy Field Experience
  • EL 340 Classroom Management

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Elementary Schools
  • Daycare Centers


Costs at Southeast