Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Education at the University of Saint Francis offers bachelor degree programs in Elementary Education, Special Education and, in conjunction with the School of Creative Arts, Visual Art Education. USF’s fully integrated curriculum will prepare you to teach all children.

You will also have the opportunity to become licensed, or certified, to teach in Indiana.

If you pursue a degree in Elementary Education, you can even choose to add a Mild Intervention concentration to your program, which will provide you with an integrated approach to teacher education. In the Elementary Education certification program, you will gain an understanding of content and pedagogy as you prepare to meet the needs of diverse student populations.

Benefits of the Program

As a student of USF’s Department of Education, you will receive the following benefits:

  • In-classroom training beginning your freshman year
  • 300 hours of classroom observation/teaching before you begin student teaching
  • Diverse and contemporary classroom settings that include new-tech
  • A degree with a respected reputation among northeast Indiana schools