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Online Elementary Education Degree: Admission Requirements

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Degree and Minimum GPAAssociate degree* in education from a regionally accredited institution; 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale
TranscriptsWork with your enrollment counselor to request official transcripts for all previously attended institutions.

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Our enrollment team is here to answer your questions and provide additional details about the online programs available from Greenville University. Complete the form to get started.


Greenville University has special partnerships with six institutions to allow easy transfer of associate degree credits into the B.S. in Elementary Education program. As part of earning their associate degree with these partners, students complete relevant teacher education classes that will seamlessly transfer into GU’s elementary education bachelor’s program.

Greenville University is partnered with the following institutions:

  • Kaskaskia College
  • Lake Land Community College
  • Lewis and Clark Community College
  • Lincoln Christian University
  • Lincoln Land Community College
  • Southwestern Illinois College

*Students who transfer from other institutions may need to complete prerequisites required for the B.S. in Elementary Education program.

Transfer Credit

You can transfer up to 69 credits toward your online B.S. in Elementary Education. After we receive your official transcripts, we will evaluate your previous academic experience and apply relevant credits toward your Greenville University degree. Students who transfer the maximum amount of credits can complete their program in just two years.

When to Apply

You can apply now to begin your educational journey with us. Greenville University’s academic calendar includes six start dates per year with flexible scheduling. Our enrollment team can help you determine which start date is best for you and your goals. To learn more, call (855) 582–1233.