Elementary Education

The Elementary Education program at Friends University prepares students to teach grades K-6. This four-year program includes an internship at the elementary school level during the fall semester of the students’ senior year. Graduates are licensed to teach by the state of Kansas after successfully completing the degree and passing the Principles of Learning & Teaching (PLT) Exam.

Other requirements include a cumulative 2.75 grade point average with no “D” grades in the major. Our Elementary Education program has maintained a high level of visibility and excellence throughout the years. Professors in the Education department emphasize the latest techniques for providing quality instruction for children. Friends University enjoys an extremely positive relationship with the public schools in Wichita and the surrounding areas.

Potential Areas of Employment

  • Urban School Districts
  • Suburban School Districts
  • Private/Parochial Schools
  • Rural Schools

As Elementary Education majors, students have the opportunity to earn their elementary education degree and make a difference in the lives of children every day.  Learn more about the elementary education opportunities available in Kansas – contact Friends University.

Need more information? Request information now to learn more about the Elementary Education bachelor's degree available at Friends University. You can also contact the Admissions Office at 316-295-5100 or learn@friends.edu.