The Department of Education at Palm Beach Atlantic University prepares highly competent teachers for diverse classrooms through academic and clinical experiences. If you would like to teach children the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, the major of Elementary Education is for you. With the component of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) you will study applied linguistics, including first- and second-language acquisition and major methodologies and current trends in ESOL teaching and assessment. In addition, you can have your second semester of student teaching almost anywhere in the world.
“PBA prepared me for the world of work by helping me learn how to find a balance in life.” Elizabeth McBrayer '17
What Can I Do With This Degree?
The School of Education & Behavioral Studies is well-known throughout Florida and as such, has established solid partnerships with school districts and other organizations for meaningful hands-on student teaching and clinical opportunities. Our Christ-centered approach to teaching and learning will deepen your outlook on your chosen profession and the impact you can have on others. And our innovative range of programs, from education to athletic training, results in a dynamic range of students learning together and collaborating daily.
Features of our distinguished education and behavioral studies programs: