Elementary Education

University of North Dakota

M.Ed. Online
24 months
487 USD/credit
487 USD/credit
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Advance your teaching practice and prepare to contribute to the teaching profession with an M.Ed. in Elementary Education from University of North Dakota.


The M.Ed. in Elementary Education from UND is ideal for licensed teachers and other education professionals who are seeking advanced knowledge in best practices in teaching, assessment, curriculum development and working with diverse students.

Why Study Elementary Education at University of North Dakota?

Designed for licensed teachers, the M.Ed. in Elementary Education prepares you to take your teaching skills to the next level.

There is no better place to be than UND for learning how to make a positive difference in the lives of students. As a graduate of this program, you will have advanced skills in pedagogy, content knowledge and more confidence in your ability to:

  • Improve student achievement and provide quality education to diverse students
  • Create supportive and productive learning environments
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the teaching and learning process
  • Make a broader contribution to the profession of education

The M.Ed. also offers a highly competitive Elementary Education Resident Teacher Program, a one-year program that allows first-year teachers to earn a master's degree while teaching in their own classroom in the Grand Forks Public Schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior.
  • Technology and Information Systems.
  • Seminar Educational Leadership.
  • Effective Administrative Communications.
  • Research, Measurement, and Program Evaluation.
  • Leading Curriculum and Learning.
  • Supervision and Staff Development.
  • Education Law and Ethics.
  • Education Finance and Policy.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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32 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Teacher Licensure
  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.75 for all undergraduate work or a GPA of at least 3.0 for the junior and senior years of undergraduate work (based on A= 4.00)
  • Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements
  • What have you already done professionally or personally of which you are proud? Please include a chronological history of all professional teaching and administration experience, as well as academic honors or achievements you have earned
  • Describe several personal and professional goals you would like to achieve in the next five years. Include in your description reasons why these goals are important to you

Tuition Fee

  • International

    487 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 487 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    487 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 487 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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