Elementary Education With ESL

Prepare for culturally diverse classrooms with a Bradley elementary education degree. With ESL certification included in the degree, you can make a difference in any student’s life.

91% career outcomes rate for 2020-21 graduates - 93% knowledge rate
12 to 1 student faculty ratio
Top Illinois Regional University - U.S.News
100% of classes taught by faculty

The Bradley Advantage

As an elementary education major, you’re mentored by Bradley faculty and teachers in area schools beginning your first year. You’ll be in classrooms 500 hours watching, then practicing, your skills. On top of that, you’ll work with ESL students for 100 hours. In addition to these opportunities, you can tutor children and mentor adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.

Successful Outcomes

Bradley’s early childhood education program successfully prepares you to enter the workforce. Education students boast a 100 percent pass rate on Illinois licensure tests and almost all find jobs or continue their education within six months of graduation. They’re working throughout Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

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Peoria and Bradley

Bradley and Peoria share much in common — a diverse population, world-class research facilities, outstanding fine arts and entertainment, and a great sense of community. This bond provides our students with unique opportunities for internships, class projects and research.

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