ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

You chose teaching as your profession because you appreciate the value of knowledge and enjoy helping children to learn. You are always seeking new ways to be more effective as a “go- to” leader. At Galen University, we are here to provide the necessary course of study to help assure this desire and passion of teaching and caring is met.

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If you are interested in becoming a fully licensed elementary school teacher with 21st Century Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge skills, then Galen University’s Elementary Education Program is the right one for you.  The program has been running successfully for almost 10 years now and we have certified more than 500 teachers through this program. From its inception, the program has been approved and is continuously been monitored by the Ministry of Education.

The program is 139 credit hours and is fully aligned with the associate degree programs in elementary education offered at the Tertiary Level Institutions in Belize and so students transferring into the program with an associate degree in primary education gets all their courses transferred and can complete the bachelor’s degree program in primary education in about 5 semesters.  At $200 per credit hour, it cost about $12,000 to complete the program over the 5 semesters.  On successfully completing the program you go from payscale 12 ($22,500 per year) to payscale 16 ($32,000 per year) making this one of the best investments in your long term career development that you can possibly make.  The program is also a 100% online program so you can do it in the comfort of your home in the evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  So come join us and soar like the other Galen Eagles.

Convenience

Study anywhere, Imagine taking all your classes, one at a time, online; in the comfort of your own home, on a beach, on the road or at a game. Galen University’s programs were developed with a goal to make studying and completing classes flexible and delivered by some of Belize’s top Lecturers.

Relevance

Galen University’s curriculum prepares graduates to help our youth grow and develop solid foundations for sustainability. Emphasis is placed on the subject matter specialization and teaching across disciplines along with alternative assessment, curricular design, and leadership.

Rewards

Our University’s Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education is accredited by Belize’s Board of Teacher Education and can be used to support Galen University graduates’ applications for permanent teaching licenses and salary upgrades.

Easy Access

Students can enter our four-year Bachelor program directly from high school with a GPA of 2.50. Junior College majors in Education also transition smoothly into this program. All relevant credits of courses are accepted from all AT LIB institutions.

Prepare our young for a Bright future, while securing your own. Earn your degree. For more or other information, contact admissions@galen.edu.bz to schedule a visit or receive personal assistance to complete your admission process.

You chose teaching as your profession because you appreciate the value of knowledge and enjoy helping children to learn. You are always seeking new ways to be more effective as a “go- to” leader. At Galen University, we are here to provide the necessary course of study to help assure this desire and passion of teaching and caring is met.

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