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Elementary Education (Educational Curriculum and Instruction), M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Online
The program of studies at the master’s degree level is designed to increase the professional competency of the classroom teacher and to provide the coursework necessary to meet standards of teaching licensure at the advanced level to teach in Mississsippi. 

About

The master’s degree programs require admission to a particular program, completion and submission of the application form for a master’s degree at least one semester in advance of the date of graduation, successful completion of the comprehensive examination, and completion of all coursework requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research In Reading 
  • Curriculum in the Elementary School
  • Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary Grades
  • Elementary Mathematics Methods
  • Social Studies Education in Elementary School

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

In order to apply for a M.Ed. candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. To be considered for regular admission to a master’s degree program, an applicant must have

  • an academic record reflecting a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) for the last two years of undergraduate study;
  • results from a national standardized achievement/aptitude test predictive of the ability to complete a graduate program successfully. These include the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (all sections) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT); or the Praxis II: Content Area Examination
  • three letters of recommendation
  • a letter of intent 
  • a professional resumé; and
  • a copy of educator license.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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