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Whether your classroom is virtual or on campus, an education degree from Nova Southeastern University will provide all the tools you need to thrive in today’s classroom, such as the skills to engage students using tools that foster cognitive and language development. You will learn to address the needs of diverse students and layer your experiences to become an educational leader who focuses on equity, cultural awareness and social responsibility.

With a Bachelor of Science in Education from NSU, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of our education system. You will be exposed to research-based instructional practices and strategies designed to enhance your ability to connect with students who are learning English as a second language, as well as tailoring instruction to meet the needs of students with differing abilities because of individual circumstances or disabilities. These are among the many tools that will position you for a successful career in the classroom.

Why Should You Major in Education at NSU?

Network and Become a Game-Changer

With the foundation provided with our Bachelor of Science in Education degree, you will not only be able to continue your education as a teacher, but you will have the opportunity to connect with game-changing educators. At NSU, diversity, research and innovation are part of our mission and our College of Education reflects that, not only within its faculty, but the student body and alumni network. Choose a path to success by joining a supportive network of educational leaders from across the country.

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Average Starting Salary

The average salary for an elementary school teacher in May 2019 was $59,420 per year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. High school and middle school teachers earned $61,660 and $59,660, respectively.

Shark Destinations

You’ll find NSU education alumni at school districts all around the country, including Broward County Public Schools and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (the sixth largest in the nation), Palm Beach County Public Schools, Pinellas County Public Schools, the Archdiocese of Miami and Exceed Preparatory Academy. Our alumni serve as teachers for K-12 students or support the future of other educators in administrative roles.