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Northwest Missouri State University


Elementary Education <i>with Language Arts concentration</i> Major

Elementary Education with Language Arts concentration
Bachelor's degree completion program

The Northwest Difference

Elementary education majors at Northwest are certified to teach in first through sixth grades with a concentration in language arts. Faculty focus on ensuring students are proficient in their content areas, teaching methodologies  that include strategies to engage students and plan effective lessons, and classroom management that  establishes positive relationships.

Students participate in multiple hands-on experiences to ensure they are career-ready upon graduation.

Benefits of Northwest-Kansas City

  • Programs are offered during the day with highly qualified faculty, and provide profession-based learning experiences in diverse settings.
  • Through partnerships with surrounding grade schools, middle schools and high schools, faculty ensure students have opportunities to participate in classrooms as early as their first year.
  • An associate degree will waive general education courses, some exceptions may apply.

The Northwest Difference

The Northwest Difference

Founded in 1905, Northwest is a traditional campus with more than 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in the middle of everywhere, Maryville is two hours from Omaha, Nebraska and Kansas City, Missouri and
2 ½ hours from Des Moines, Iowa.