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Majors & Degrees

Elementary Education

Challenges students with rigorous coursework to enhance their abilities as teachers who desire to effectively educate students.

The master’s in elementary education is for teachers who are seeking to improve their teaching effectiveness to enhance their young students' achievement. Admission requirements include an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and a current MS teaching license.  This program does not lead to initial licensure in Elementary Education but leads to an AA license for those who have an existing K-6 Elementary Education license.  Candidates can choose from two delivery methods: Traditional (16-week courses) or Online (MC7 Program).

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What is a career in elementary education?

Elementary education degree careers allow you to work in public or private K-8 school settings. Graduates on paths to elementary education jobs have the opportunity to support student learning experiences through:

  • Assessing students’ strengths, abilities, and weaknesses
  • Developing lesson plans
  • Preparing students for standardized testing 

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