Department of Elementary Education Undergraduate Programs


The B.A. in elementary education leads to full certification to teach grades 1-6. The B.S. in elementary education, with a concentration in special education, qualifies you to teach grades 1-6 in both elementary education and special education. In the B.S. in early childhood education program, you choose from one of three concentrations: birth to three, community programs and teaching. The teaching concentration leads to full certification to teach pre-K-2 in Rhode Island,

Male teacher in kindergarten class

Early Childhood Education B.S.

Little boy in glasses

Elementary Education B.A.

Apple on top of book

Elementary Education, with a Concentration in Special Education B.S.

Two little girls studying

Elementary Education Second Bachelor’s Degree B.A. or B.S.