• Application Deadline
  • 17 months
    Duration
Specifically designed for elementary teachers who wish to advance their expertise and skills, this Master of Education in Elementary Education program at the American College of Education will build on their current understanding of young students’ learning needs and introduce them to new ways of incorporating technology into the classroom.

About

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Elementary Education at the American College of Education is designed for already licensed elementary educators who seek to build their understanding of elementary pedagogy, integrate digital technology into instruction, and use assessment methods effectively to respond to students’ needs. 

Students will learn how to increase student achievement during the critical early years by evaluating and designing instructional methods appropriate for the developmental needs of elementary learners.

Key Features

  • Customizable

 Specialize your degree with the Focus of Study that best fits your interests and career goals.

  • Intentional Designed

 This program was specifically designed with the practicing elementary educator in mind. Courses provide practical applications that can be used immediately in the elementary-level classroom.

  • Flexible

 Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.

  • Well-Rounded Curriculum

By taking courses in curriculum design, assessment, digital tools, leadership, and your chosen focus of study, you’ll have the elementary education knowledge to create a diverse and balanced curriculum.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methods
  • Foundations of Education
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Capstone Experience for Elementary Education 
  • The Digital Learner
  • The Digital Educator

Lecturers

Dr. Tiffany Hamlett has worked in higher education for eight years in various educational fields. Her background includes early childhood education, curriculum development, and research methods. In addition, she serves as a reviewer for Social Development and the Southern Early Childhood Association. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 17 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    34 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 on a 4.0 Scale for Provisional Admission

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Highest Post-Baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum Grade Point Average 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale for full admission
  • Documentation of at least an initial teaching license (in the state the applicant resides), school service personnel license, or a school services certificate
  • If applicants do not have a teaching certificate, they may document their teaching status by providing evidence of full-time teaching assignment from an individual in a supervisory capacity or from a human resources official of the school at their current employment 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 17 months.
  • National

    6708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 17 months.
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Funding

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