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Elementary Education

Appalachian State University

12 months
19849 USD/year
19849 USD/year
4839 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Elementary Education from Appalachian State University is open to qualified students who hold a valid NC “A”-level teaching license or its equivalent from another state (the teaching license does not have to be in elementary education). 


Elementary Education from Appalachian State University covers the theoretical and philosophical bases for educational practices as they relate to the elementary school curriculum. Students concentrate in one or more of the instructional areas in these grades and explore how subjects interrelate. Students learn to better understand the elementary school-age learner, utilize research techniques in designing and implementing curricula and activities, identify major issues and trends impacting elementary education, and make critical decisions.


School systems across North Carolina and beyond

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Diversity
  • Recent Trends and Issues in Education
  • Product of Learning
  • Teacher Leadership and School Improvement
  • Advanced Curriculum Design in Elementary Education
  • Instructional Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE or MAT (score must be no more than 5 years old)
  • Required number of references to specify in the online form: 3
  • Resume; proof of teacher licensure
  • Must hold a valid North Carolina “A” level teaching license or equivalent from another state.
  • 3.0 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores from the appropriate admission test(s), OR 2.5 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores at the 25th percentile level from the appropriate admission test(s).
  • Submit your graduate application online.
  • Pay the online application fee
  • Mail official or certified transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended that have been evaluated by a NACES accredited credential evaluation service.
  • Provide proof of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4839 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4839 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boone

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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