Explore the various degrees and certificates the Elementary Education program offers!

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is designed for students who wish to pursue a career as an elementary classroom teacher. The program includes both coursework and extensive field experience in elementary school settings to enable the students to integrate theory with teaching practice.

Master of Arts in Teaching

The Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree outside of the field of Elementary Education. The program prepares students to become successful elementary school teachers in grades K-6.

Master of Arts

The Masters in Arts in Elementary Education is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree and certification in elementary education who desire to increase their competence in Elementary Education curriculum. Graduates bring leadership skills to teaching and curriculum-focused teacher leadership roles in schools and education-related organizations. This program is not designed for those seeking initial certification.

Graduate Certificate

The Teacher Leadership for Student Learning Certificate is designed to help teachers develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities to learn from their own teaching as well as facilitate the learning of others in their school to generate student learning. This rigorous program prepares participants to meet the Teacher Leader Model Standards and the National Staff Development Council’s standards (now called Learning Forward) for engaging in and faci

Doctor of Philosophy Concentration

The Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Elementary Education is designed for educators who are interested in working at the college level, within school districts, or in local, state, regional, national, or international agencies. The program includes a distinctive approach to understanding elementary education practice through research and innovation that unites advocacy, equity, community engagement, rigorous intellectua