M.Sc. On Campus

Elementary Education

University of Nevada, Reno

12 months
21592 USD/year
21592 USD/year
5500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Elementary Education program at University of Nevada, Reno provides an opportunity for practicing K-8 teachers to focus on advanced study of pedagogy, curriculum development, and content in elementary and middle school settings.


The focus of the Elementary Education program at University of Nevada, Reno is on teacher leadership. Emphases for the MS include math education, science education to STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education. Thesis and non-thesis options are available.

High-Impact Master's Education

Our coursework is carefully designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of standards, research and pedagogy to be effective learners. Through this degree program, teachers can refine and improve their instruction built upon the most recent research. This program also prepares students to serve in leadership capacities in their schools, districts and communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Development Mathematics Education
  • Curriculum Development Science Education
  • Educational Research
  • Improving Mathematics Instruction
  • Advanced Methods of Teaching Mathematical Problem Solving
  • Advanced Methods of Teaching Geometry and Measurement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application for program
  • Statement of educational philosophy and goals for the degree
  • Signed disposition sheet
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation (will accept the graduate school on-line recommendations). At least one recommendation must be from a supervisor who has directly observed the applicant's work with children. The other recommendation may be from an employer who has directly supervised the applicant's work experiences. Recommendations should provide detailed descriptions of professional qualities and potential for teaching.
  • Copy of teaching license (K-8) if applicable.
  • If your GPA is below 2.75, a copy of your GRE scores from the past 5 years.
  • A sample of scholarly writing such as an essay or research paper.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21592 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21592 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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