Master Online

Elementary Education

Ball State University

12 months
661 USD/credit 19830 USD/year
661 USD/credit 19830 USD/year
449 USD/credit 13470 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

Ball State’s Teachers College ranks in the top 25 in the nation for the number of nationally recognized educator programs it offers. 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
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.
  • You must have earned a minimum of a 2.75 GPA from the undergraduate degree-granting institution.
  • Our program does not require you to take the GRE.
  • Ball State must receive transcripts for all applicants.
  • Complete our online application.
  • Applications are $60 per program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 661 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 661 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 449 USD per credit during 12 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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