The Wilmington University's Bachelor of Science in Education Studies gives you the knowledge and skills to work effectively with children and youth in positions that do not require state licensure/certification, an early opportunity to enter a teacher licensure/certification program at a later date, or a strong foundation for students interested in areas such as learning theory, educational psychology, child development, and education best practices in preparation for a variety of other occupations and career paths.
You Have Options!
The WilmU B.S. in Education Studies degree program offers three areas of concentration including:
- Early Care and Education (Birth - Grade 2)
- Elementary Education (K-6)
- Middle Level Education (Grades 6-8) - Students choosing the Middle Level Education concentration will also choose a major and a minor content area, combining any of the following: English, Social Studies, Mathematics, and Science.
Education Studies degrees do not qualify recipients for state licensure and/or certification.
Want to be a licensed/certified educator?
A student wishing to become licensed/certified in the state of Delaware will be transitioned into a parallel teacher preparation program upon submitting qualifying SAT scores and Delaware Department of Education minimal qualifying passingÂ Praxis Series Core Academic Skills for EducatorsÂ scores including all sub-scores. All courses successfully completed as part of their Education Studies degree will seamlessly transfer to their licensure/certificate program.