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Elementary Education

University of Virginia

12 months
27540 USD/year
27540 USD/year
17280 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Curry School of Education and Human Development from University of Virginia is proud to offer a Master of Teaching  degree  and teacher licensure with an endorsement in Elementary Education (grades preK-6). 


Do you want to be an elementary school teacher working with students grades preK-6? Our top-ranked program for elementary education prepares teachers to support the academic and social-emotional growth of young learners.

This Elementary Education program from University of Virginia is a post-graduate program for those who have already completed an undergraduate degree.

Curry Elementary Teachers Are: 

Knowledgeable about:

  • Children and their developmental trajectories across the elementary years
  • The range of subject areas included in the elementary school day
  • Evidence-based pedagogical methods in different subject areas
  • Formative and summative assessment practices to monitor and support student learning
  • Committed to teaching all children and working in collaboration with their families and guardians
  • Reflective about their teaching and engaged in continuous professional development and instructional improvement
  • Collaborative with colleagues, in service of children, schools, communities, and the profession
  • Dedicated to advocating for equity and social justice in their classrooms, schools, and communities

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Classroom Management and Behavioral Assessment
  • Differentiating Reading Instruction
  • Mathematics in the Elementary School
  • Science in the Elementary School
  • Content Area Seminar - Elementary Language Arts
  • Clinical Experience in Elementary Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess an undergraduate degree prior to matriculation. 
  • Faculty review applications holistically and will consider academic record, goals, relevant experience, and letters of recommendation
  • 6 credits of mathematics
  • 6 credits of natural science in two different disciplines (astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, geology, or physics)
  • 6 credits of composition/writing (includes courses in any subject area that require at least two writing assignments in English totaling 4,000 words [20 pages] or more)
  • 3 credits of United State history
  • 3 credits of humanities
  • 3 credits of social sciences (child psychology/development recommended)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27540 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27540 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27540 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27540 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17280 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17280 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Charlottesville

990 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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