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Elementary Education

University of Alaska Southeast

24 months
25896 USD/year
25896 USD/year
12312 USD/year
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This Elementary Education program at the University of Alaska Southeast is offered to students throughout Alaska who desire the flexibility of an e-Learning program. On-site cohorts may also be formed as demand warrants.

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Students in this program must be self-directed learners, must have access to high speed internet connections, and must schedule time during the school year to complete weekly intensive practicum assignments as well as a semester of student teaching in an elementary or middle school. 

The Graduate Certificate in Elementary Education is embedded in the M.A.T. program at the University of Alaska Southeast. For more information on certification see the graduate certificate section of this catalog. This program leads to a Master’s degree as well as recommendation for an Alaska Initial Elementary (grades K-8) teaching certificate.

For student teaching, the department may limit registration, determine assignments, and prescribe the number of teaching hours required. Six successful credits of student teaching are required. The Program Director reserves the right to require an additional 3-6 credit hours of student teaching for students who fail to meet the standard.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Education in the K-8 Curriculum 
  • Health in the K-8 Curriculum 
  • The Learner and the Learning Process 
  • Art in the K-8 Curriculum 
  • Music in the K-8 Curriculum 
  • Drama in the K-8 Curriculum 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


51 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed graduate application and $60 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official transcript indicating baccalaureate degree and a GPA of 3.00.
  • Two recommendations addressing professional dispositions for the Elementary program on specific forms provided by the Alaska College of Education.
  • Interested Person Report.
  • A writing sample consisting of two pieces: (a) Statement of professional objectives and (b) An impromptu writing sample (prompt provided by Alaska College of Education).
  • Information Release Waiver Statement.
  • Documentation of successful work with children and early classroom experience.
  • Passing Praxis CASE/Core exam scores must be sent to UAS.  Students taking the Praxis outside of Alaska must also have the scores sent to the Alaskan Department of Education & Early Development (code R7027)
  • Student Information Sheet

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12948 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12948 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6156 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Brookfield

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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