Bachelor of Science in Education
(with Master of Science Option)

Make a difference in the future of education for children in Preschool -12th grade. Become a highly-effective early childhood, elementary, or special education teacher.

Barry University's Bachelor of Science in Education (with Master of Science option) is molding the future of the education system by preparing highly-qualified teachers that are empowered to teach and respond to the learning needs of students from across the nation and the world. Become classroom ready in early childhood, elementary, or special education teaching, with the choice of a content minor in one of the following areas: Math, Science, Literature, or Social Science.

Program Overview

Why Barry University for an Education Degree?

  • Barry graduates stay in the field longer than teachers from other Florida institutions.
  • Earn a master's degree within one year after obtaining your bachelor's, saving you 1-2 years of college if you were to do a bachelor's and master's separately.
  • Receive Reading and ESOL endorsements, providing possible opportunity to teach overseas.

More Reasons to Choose Barry

Studying in Miami

Barry University is located in Miami-Dade County, the fourth largest school district in the country. Gain an advantage by building your teaching experience within this large and multicultural district.

The School of Education has built strong relationships with local schools due to our proven track record of preparing effective teachers. Because of our positive reputation, you will have many opportunities to experience what it is like to teach diverse students from a variety of grade levels.

Internship and Mentorship programs

Receiving Certification Outside of Florida

Looking to earn your education degree in Florida, but obtain a teaching certification in another state? We're here to help! Barry University's School of Education wants to ensure that you receive the best education and preparation for teaching, while helping you achieve your goals to teach elsewhere.

Out-of-State Requirements


Barry University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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