Bemidji State’s Online Elementary Education Program Ranked Among Top in the Nation

Bemidji State University’s online elementary education program was ranked 18th on the list “Top 25 Online Education Degrees 2020” by College Consensus.

The Distributed Learning in Teacher Education (DLiTE) program is a hybrid, cohort-based elementary education teaching licensure program that spans over six semesters. Those who complete the program earn a bachelor of science in elementary education. The DLiTE program meets all requirements of the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board for licensure in the state of Minnesota.

Nearly all of the courses in the program are offered in a hybrid format, where each class is conducted face-to-face three times a year in Minneapolis, Minn., while the majority of the course is completed online.


Bemidji State University, located amid the lakes and forests of northern Minnesota, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling around 5,000 students, Bemidji State offers 70 undergraduate areas of study and eight graduate degrees encompassing arts, sciences and select pre-professional programs. At Bemidji State University, we educate people to lead inspired lives. BSU’s Shared Fundamental Values include civic engagement and leadership, international and multicultural understanding, belief in the power of liberal arts, and environmental stewardship. BSU is a Minnesota State university. For more, visit or find us at BemidjiState on your favorite social media networks.