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Elementary Education BS [for Teacher Assistants]


Are you currently a teacher’s assistant? If so, you know what it takes to lead a K-6 classroom. In fact, you have probably thought about leading your own classroom one day. The Teacher Assistant Program (TAP) is a fully online elementary education degree from The University of Southern Mississippi, and is designed specifically to support your goals as an educator. It offers you a convenient pathway to earning a Bachelor of Science degree and becoming a certified teacher while continuing your job as a teacher assistant.

Check out some of the jobs our graduates landed after earning this degree.

  • Elementary Teacher K – 5
  • Behavior Intervention Specialist
  • Upper Elementary
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Before and After School Mentor
  • Reading Interventionist
  • Community Education Coordinator
  • Director of Advocacy

Your future starts at Southern Miss!

Interested in expanding beyond elementary education? Southern Miss offers a Master’s Educational Administration and Supervision online degree, as well as a Master’s Special Education online degree. Alternately, The University of Southern Mississippi offers an undergraduate Special Education online degree.