Elementary Education (BA in Education) - Nevada State College

Elementary Education (BA in Education)


Be the difference in a student's life

Education is at the center of a fair and balanced society, which is exactly why elementary education is so important. Teachers are given an incredible responsibility in shaping tomorrow’s leaders. That is why our elementary education program is crafted to mold you into an effective educator from day one and beyond.


Comprised of research-based teaching methods and immediate placement of teacher candidates in the elementary classroom, our state-of-the-art program stands apart from the rest, jumpstarting your career right after graduation. Dedicated professors are readily available to model the latest innovative teaching techniques, including guided reading, thinking maps, story theater, and more. As a recognized leader in teacher preparation, the Nevada State College School of Education will provide you with a supportive environment as you develop the techniques needed to BE THE DIFFERENCE in young people’s lives.

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Top of the salary schedule for experienced teachers in the Clark County School District (Not including benefits!)
Number 185
Number of contract days for teachers
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Percentage of first-generation students at NSC


Some of the careers our graduates pursue are: 

  • Elementary teacher
  • School administrator
  • Education researcher

Take a look at a few of the most recent job openings via LinkedIn.





Our classes are designed to provide teacher candidates with the hands-on experiences needed to keep students engaged in the content and excited to learn.

  • EDRL 442 | Literacy Instruction I
  • EDEL 443 | Teaching Elementary School Science
  • EDRL 471 | Theory and Practice for Academic Language Development
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