M.Ed. Online

Elementary Education (Educational Curriculum and Instruction)

University of Southern Mississippi

24 months
512 USD/credit 7680 USD/year
512 USD/credit 7680 USD/year
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Earn an Elementary Education (Educational Curriculum and Instruction) MEd from The University of Southern Mississippi and increase your expertise and classroom knowledge. 


Key facts:

  • With more focus being put on the quality of education, educators need the opportunity to increase their professional competency in the classroom. Our online Elementary Education Masters provides our students with the necessary coursework to meet standards of teaching licensure at an advanced level.
  • This program was designed with you – the working teacher – in mind. We understand that your schedule may not allow for a traditional learning experience, but Online at Southern Miss offers you an online and affordable option to advance your classroom with an online Elementary Education (Educational Curriculum and Instruction) Masters from The University of Southern Mississippi.
  • The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). That means you can expect a program with the highest standards and quality.

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


  • Semi-structured
  • Exams and graduation only
  • Only feedback on assignments and exams
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (4.00 scale) on the last 60 hours of undergraduate study.
  • Official scores from one of the following standardized exams – Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Praxis II Subject Assessment Examination.
  • Letters of Recommendation – Three (3) letters of recommendation from professionals in the field of education who are qualified to assess the applicant’s readiness for graduate study.
  • Statement of Purpose – In a letter or essay format, describe your professional experiences and goals and how obtaining this degree will help you to realize those goals.
  • CV/Résumé
  • Copy of current educator license. Students who are otherwise qualified, but who do not hold a current educator license, may be admitted on a conditional basis, and will have until the end of the first semester of enrollment to obtain appropriate licensure.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    7680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 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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