Elementary Education Undergraduate

The student who desires to be an elementary teacher must remain in good standing in the Teacher Education Program and complete the program outlined below which will satisfy requirements for the bachelor of science degree or the bachelor of arts degree, provided the foreign language requirement is fulfilled. Satisfactory completion of the program will also make the individual eligible for the Standard Instructional License in the state of Indiana provided that the individual satisfies the test requirements. Upon completion of this degree, the holder can be licensed in the elementary, primary, and intermediate school setting.


The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Teacher Preparation Program at Indiana State University is recognized throughout Indiana—and the nation—for the quality of its graduates. The program was established in 1865, and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.

Further Information

Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for further information and assistance.

Currently enrolled students should contact the following:

Education Student Services
Bayh College of Education
Indiana State University
Phone: 812-237-3131
email: ISU-ess@indstate.edu