B.S.E. - Elementary/Early Childhood Education

Early Education Teacher with Young Students in Class

The ECP Program supports the JSU learning-centered mission through the development of highly qualified teachers who are well-prepared to instruct a diverse student population through the development of 21st Century knowledge, skills, and dispositions. 

  • Class B Professional Teaching Certificate
  • Successful completion of the ECP Program qualifies teacher candidates for certification in Early Childhood Education (PK-3) and Elementary Education (K-6). 
  • Specialized training with Alabama Reading Initiative (ARI) and Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI). 
  • Specialized training with Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS).

Potential Careers

  • Certified Teacher of Record in Grades P-6

Median Annual Salary

Elementary teacher in Alabama  (Average Salary) $52,000


Additional Facts

  • Jacksonville State University is one of the top producers of elementary teachers in the state of Alabama.