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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 four 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 Residency 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.

The Choice of Top Educators

More than 3,500 current Delaware teachers have graduated from Wilmington University, including 10 of the last 12 Delaware Teachers of the Year. We’re proud to be the choice of so many local education leaders.


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.

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

$1,170 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.

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Learn About Our Impressive Class of Graduates

Including their average licensure rates, employer satisfaction rates & more.

College of Education Graduate Statistics

WilmU Teacher Preparedness Statistics

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

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.


Teacher Salaries

According to the National Education Association, teachers in Delaware earn:*

$60,214 average salary

$41,639 average starting salary

Teacher Salaries by State can be found here. Applicants for positions in Delaware should visit Join Delaware Schools. To apply for positions outside of Delaware, applicants should visit the State Department of Education.

*Salary schedules vary by school and district because they include both state and local school district funds.

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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