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Elementary School Certification Preparation (Grades 1-6), M.A.

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The Lindenwood University Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education . The initial teacher education program is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation .


Students who enroll in the School of Education may select one of two pathways to completion of the program:

  • Successful completion of the Lindenwood University teacher education program qualifies the student for recommendation for teaching certification, issued by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MoDESE).
  • Those students who desire to work in an educational field but do not desire teaching certification may pursue the Master of Arts in Education degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Teaching and Learning Behavior
  • Educational Research
  • Conceptualization of Education
  • Conceptualization of Education for Beginning Teachers
  • Curriculum Analysis and Design
  • Master's Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


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Tuition Fee

  • International

    8150 USD/year
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  • National

    8150 USD/year
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Living costs for Saint Charles

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
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