Elementary Education Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Elementary Education Degree

The elementary education program at West Virginia University prepares students for careers as elementary teachers. The program focuses on teaching students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through eighth grade, depending on the school system or state regulations. Program courses include preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer elementary education degrees.

The Elementary Education program at West Virginia University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education since 1957.

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Students Enrolled in the Elementary Education Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree0
Master's Degree86

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male6
Female80

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black1
Hispanic3
White79
Multiple Races2
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Elementary Education program at West Virginia University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Description

Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, elementary school teachers, except special education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.8% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Elementary Education Programs in West Virginia

Elementary Education programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

Bethany College

Bethany, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)

Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development (B)

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 38 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels (B)

Glenville State College

Glenville, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)
  • Kindergarten and Preschool Education (B)

Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Parkersburg, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 54 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007