M.Ed. On Campus

Elementary Education

DePaul University

24 months
668 USD/credit 20040 USD/year
668 USD/credit 20040 USD/year
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Learn how to create a productive class climate and provide differentiated instructional activities for a diverse group of students. In the Elementary Education master’s program from DePaul University, you'll challenge students at varied levels of development and play a critical role in their lives by bringing subjects to life.


You have the option to pursue an initial Illinois Teaching License (PEL) with an Elementary Education (grades 1-6) endorsement, or if you are already a licensed teacher, you can add an Elementary Education (grades 1-6) endorsement to your PEL.

The programme

Courses meet on the Lincoln Park Campus, online or a hybrid of both. The Elementary Education master’s program from DePaul University can be completed in two years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Education
  • Human Development And Learning: Elementary
  • Learning Through The Arts
  • Education And Society
  • Sociology Of Education
  • Philosophy Of Education
  • Teaching And Learning Elementary School Mathematics
  • Psychology And Education Of The Exceptional Child
  • Reading/language Arts In The Middle Grades
  • Teaching And Learning Elementary School Science
  • Curriculum And Strategies: Social Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate admission application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (from work supervisors or academic references)
  • Personal statement that briefly states your reasons for wanting to enter the Elementary Education program at DePaul University and speaks to your potential for becoming a teacher (minimum 750 words)
  • $40 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 668 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 668 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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