Degree program at Bay College

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Why Education?

If you enjoy sharing a passion for learning, working with youth, making a difference in people’s lives, and shaping the future, then majoring in education may be right for you.  A career in education offers a person an exciting, challenging, and creative work life combined with a more flexible lifestyle.  Teachers role model to their students: life-long learning, critical thinking, field knowledge, and life skills.  Professional development and continuing one’s education, typically through Master’s degree studies, are standard in this line of work.  Teaching is one of the most challenging, yet personally rewarding careers, and Bay College is here to help you get started on your path toward becoming an educator.


Why Bay College?

The Education program at Bay College provides students with the opportunity to start their education studies in a supportive environment with individualized attention and smaller class sizes.  Students majoring in education will benefit from the role modeling of best-practice teaching methods, both online and on campus, by highly educated and trained faculty, who are focused on student success!

Program Highlights

Small class size, fieldwork experiences in all education classes, transferrable credits, economic benefits, opportunities to collaborate with other Education students, options to take part in Education conferences, and ongoing planning with your advisors, education coordinator and the transfer advisor.

Course Offerings
  • Explore Teaching
  • Educational Psychology
  • Math for Elementary Teachers
  • Diversity in Education
Student Organizations
  • Bay College Aspiring Educators Club
Degree Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Education (Elementary)60.00
Education (Secondary)60.00
Education (Special)60.00

Beyond Bay College

Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

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