Master of Education in the Field of Elementary Education

The master of education in the field of elementary education degree program is designed for those with an undergraduate degree in the arts and sciences. The program includes course work for students who wish to become eligible for licensure/certification for teaching at the elementary school level (grades 1–6). Additional course work in content areas may be needed to meet specific jurisdictional requirements for licensure/certification.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled:  33 credits in required courses.

Required
Foundations
CPED 6604Perspectives in American Education
CPED 6606Theories of Learning and Development
CPED 6608Development and Diversity
SPED 6290Affective Development and Behavior Management in Special Education
Methodology
CPED 6410Reading Children’s Literature across the Curriculum
CPED 6412Elementary School Curriculum and Methods (Math)
CPED 6412Elementary School Curriculum and Methods (Science)
CPED 6412Elementary School Curriculum and Methods (Language Arts)
CPED 6412Elementary School Curriculum and Methods (Social Studies)
CPED 6623Foundations of Reading Development
EDUC 6114Introduction to Quantitative Research
Internship
CPED 6635Professional Internship in Elementary Education (taken for 6 credits)