Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Kennesaw State University

13 months
25078 USD/year
6946 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Education in Elementary and Early Childhood Education meets the Georgia Professional Standards Commission standards for the degree.


The M.Ed. in Elementary & Early Childhood Education is designed for candidates who are already certified and are practicing P-5 teachers who wish to continue to learn more about the Elementary field and improve their practice. The program allows certified teachers in Elementary education (P-5) to earn their M.Ed. in 13 months while continuing their teaching career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Inquiry: Educational Research and Prospectus (Research I)
  • Diversity and Global Education
  • Inquiry: Essentials of Technology Strategies and Skills & Introduction to E-portfolio
  • Teaching Number, Operations, and Algebraic Thinking (P-5)
  • Integrated Models of Instruction
  • Research and Implementation in Classroom (Research II)
  • Research III
  • Capstone Course for the E-portfolio and Conference
  • Trends and Issues in Science for Early Childhood Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The online graduate application.
  • Official transcripts from each college attended, including those institutions where degrees were not earned.
  • A copy of your valid teaching certificate P-5 (clear renewable only). You must hold certification in Early Childhood or Elementary Education to be considered for this program, or receive permission of the chair.
  • Two administrator recommendation forms. 
  • A Letter of Commitment.
  • A personal profile.
  • A personal statement and writing sample.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12539 USD per semester and a duration of 13 months.
  • National

    6946 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3473 USD per semester and a duration of 13 months.


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