Elementary Education

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Kathleen Donalson

This Master of Education program provides an advanced knowledge base for licensed elementary teachers who are interested in continuing their professional development, becoming curriculum leaders or enhancing their professional status.

This program features nine hours of core courses followed by 15 hours of required emphasis courses and 12 hours of electives to include at least three hours in reading. Students may select the thesis, graduate project or nonthesis option. All options include a writing proficiency and written comprehensive exams. The thesis option requires a comprehensive oral defense of the thesis or graduate project.

All professors hold terminal degrees in education or a related field and bring a wealth of public school experience that blends theory and practice in providing positive student learning opportunities.

Advisors check student progress using multiple methods to assess student work.

The program incorporates use of technology in classroom instruction.

Advisors for this program:

View the thesis degree plan and nonthesis degree plan.

Your Online Degree Program

This Master of Education program provides an advanced knowledge base for licensed elementary teachers who are interested in continuing their professional development, becoming curriculum leaders or enhancing their professional status.

The Elementary Education degree may be beneficial for elementary teachers who want to gain knowledge in best practices in a variety of curriculum areas, including reading, math, and educational technology. This degree does not lead to an elementary teaching license; however, could lead to an additional endorsement area based on a combination of undergraduate and graduate course work.

This online program is accredited by:

 


Contact

Contact any member of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction for your initial advisement. Romelia Hurtado de Vivas the curriculum and instruction graduate coordinator, will assign you an advisor once you are accepted into the Graduate School and the Curriculum and Instruction graduate program.

Graduate Coordinator:
Dr. Kathleen Donalson
575.562.2922