M.Ed. On Campus

Elementary Education

Rhode Island College

12 months
943 USD/credit
943 USD/credit
485 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The mission of the M.Ed. in Elementary Education program at Rhode Island College is to provide opportunities for educators to extend and deepen their understanding of best practices for teaching and learning in today’s schools.


The M.Ed. in Elementary Education at Rhode Island College is designed for practicing teachers seeking professional preparation leading to an advanced degree. Our goal is to develop candidates’ potential to become academic leaders through emphasis on action research, problem based learning, and self-inquiry.

Why Rhode Island College?

Rhode Island College is the state’s leading institution in teacher education, noted for its dedication to the best in personalized education, its commitment to equity and diversity and to building deep-rooted partnerships with community-based agencies. With its newly designed School of Education facility, featuring state-of-the-art classrooms, RIC continues to educate tomorrow’s teachers to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Learning outcomes

Candidates complete an 18 credit professional core as well as a 12 credit emphasis strand of their choosing. Coursework reflects current best practices while supporting candidates’ active, reflective engagement in their own classrooms and schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Education in America
  • Planning, Teaching, Learning Processes
  • Classroom Management and the Student
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics
  • Methods of Teaching Social Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Teacher certification
  • Official transcripts of all college work (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Official test scores (GRE/MAT)
  • Undergraduate GPA 3.0/4.0 scale (or other evidence of academic potential)
  • Three reference forms and three letters of recommendation
  • Professional goals essay
  • Performance based evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    943 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    943 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 485 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 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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