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Education - Elementary Teacher Education

University of Phoenix

21 months
540 USD/credit 13577 USD/year
540 USD/credit 13577 USD/year
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When you teach elementary school students, you do more than enter the classroom — you mold their formative years. Prepare for the joys and challenges of this role with a Master of Arts in Education - Elementary Teacher Education at University of Phoenix.


This Education - Elementary Teacher Education program at University of Phoenix is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than education but want to learn the skills to become an effective elementary classroom teacher. Earn your degree through coursework that’s aligned with national standards.

In this MAEd/Elementary Teacher Education program, you’ll learn:

  • Strategies for managing a positive classroom environment
  • Teaching strategies that promote critical thinking
  • How the various stages of child growth and development impact instruction
  • On-the-job experiences throughout the program, including field-based clinical practice (student teaching)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creating An Effective Learning Environment
  • Instruction And Assessment For Diverse Learners
  • Elements Of Literacy Content And Curricular Knowledge
  • Application Of Research-based Literacy Instruction
  • Social Studies Content And Curricular Knowledge
  • Science Content And Curricular Knowledge
  • Mathematics Content And Curricular Knowledge
  • Elementary Clinical Practice
  • Orientation To Teacher Education
  • Professional Knowledge, Skills, And Dispositions
  • Child/adolescent Growth, Development, And Learning

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 21 months

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44 alternative credits



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General requirements

  • All academic records from international colleges and countries outside the United States are evaluated by the evaluation service provided by University of Phoenix.
  • A valid, acceptable visa or resident alien status is required if an applicant lives and/or works in the United States and is not a U.S. citizen. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13577 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 540 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • National

    13577 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 540 USD per credit during 21 months.


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