MAE Online

Elementary Education

Ball State University

24 months
656 USD/credit 9840 USD/year
656 USD/credit 9840 USD/year
438 USD/credit 6570 USD/year
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If you’re ready to take on a new leadership role in your school system but want to do it on your own terms, the Elementary Education program of Ball State University is one of the most customizable master’s in education in elementary education programs in the nation.


The Elementary Education program of Ball State University allows you to choose a degree concentration that aligns with your academic strengths and interests, whether it’s early childhood education, elementary education, or reading/literacy instruction.

If you want to choose a specialty area, you can choose from other focus areas, such as: autism, educational technology for teachers, gifted and talented education (high ability), human development and learning, middle school education, response to intervention, English as a new language, and more.

What It’s Like to Pursue an Online Master of Arts in Education (MAE) in Elementary Education

 From intimate and interactive classes to innovative and inspiring faculty, other advantages of Ball State’s master’s in elementary education are worth reviewing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Concepts in Elementary Education
  • Human Growth and Development
  • The Teaching of Reading in the Elementary School
  • Discipline and Classroom Management
  • School, Family, and Community Partnerships
  • Education in a Diverse Society

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor's degree or higher from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.
  • GRE is not required.
  • Transcripts showing your complete academic record. You may submit unofficial transcripts at the time of application. Official transcripts will be requested at the time of admission. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 438 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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