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College of Education

Bachelor's Degree in Education

Earn a Teaching Degree that Leads to State Licensure/Certification

You’ll be proud and well prepared to become a teacher when you earn your bachelor’s degree in education from “Delaware’s Teaching College”—the Wilmington University College of Education. Choose from three degree programs that lead to state licensure/certification. Courses are taught by expert faculty with significant experience in K-12 education, who are well versed in the challenges facing educators in today’s public school system.


Accredited Teaching Degree Programs with Optimum Flexibility

WilmU’s College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) under NCATE Standards (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education). With a choice of day, evening, and online classes, these affordable education degrees will fit your schedule and your budget.

Year-Long Co-Teaching Program Option Leads to Excellence in Teacher Preparedness

WilmU’s immersive year-long residency program option offers an alternative to the traditional student teaching model and yields outstanding results. Candidates who complete the program are in high demand and have secured excellent teaching positions in Delaware and in high quality schools across the country.

Top Educators Choose WilmU for Teaching Degrees

Top teachers throughout the area choose WilmU. In fact, 56% of Delaware’s elementary education teachers and 91% of Delaware’s K-12 school leaders have chosen WilmU for higher education.


The Bachelor's in Becoming a Teacher program at Wilmington University is CAEP Accredited The College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.


Undergrad Degree Programs for Future Teachers

These programs are for future teachers who want to obtain state licensure/certification to teach in the public school system.

Required courses and total credits may vary based on transfer credits and degree program.
40 courses 126 total credits

$1,116 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit undergraduate degree course taken at our
New Castle campus or online. Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your teaching degree.

WilmU Teacher Preparedness Statistics

Graduates of WilmU Teacher Preparation programs are well-prepared for their careers.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC, 2018

96% of graduates indicate their teacher preparation program prepared them to design instruction/learning experiences that account for individual differences in abilities and backgrounds.

92% of graduates indicate their teacher preparation program prepared them to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment all students.

91% of graduates indicate their teacher preparation program prepared them to use content knowledge to design, select, or modify formative and summative assessments, which are aligned with instructional goals and provide information about student progress on those goals.


This program shows you the reality of being a teacher and provides opportunities to focus on areas for improvement. I had time to hone my craft and received great support there. This was an amazing journey. — Sharon Keen
Becoming a Teacher Sharon Keen Testimonial

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