The Department of Education and Psychology at Southwestern Adventist University prepares teachers for elementary and secondary teaching positions in both public and faith-based school settings. Teaching opportunities are vast and there are varied locations and areas of study to fit a wide range of teaching interests.
Certified teachers may choose rural or urban settings, faith-based or public campuses, and small or large student populations. As a teacher, they may work with students ranging from early learners to older students preparing for college. Teaching can provide a meaningful and rewarding career.
B.S. Elementary Education
A Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is designed for individuals seeking to teach students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Certification options vary for the State of Texas and North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. Teaching options include self-contained classroom, departmentalized programs and single subject are concentrations.
Additional information regarding a Seventh-day Adventist credential may be found at Adventist Education.
After obtaining an initial certification for the State of Texas, educators may apply for additional certification exams.