Teacher Certification-Elementary Education (Grades 1-6), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
  • English (book IELTS)


As a student in the M.S. in Elementary Education program, you will gain extensive knowledge about teaching elementary subjects including literacy, mathematics, social studies, and science. UB also gives you the opportunity to put these skills to work through our tuition-paid internship or hands-on field experience. We work with more than 60 districts throughout Connecticut and New York to provide you with practical experiences in a local school.

Advisers will assist you with your M.S. in Elementary Education class selection and the state teacher certification process

Programme Structure

  • Nine credit hours in foundations of education coursework
    • differentiated instruction
    • educational psychology
    • special education
  • Twenty-four hours of professional education requirements
    • content subject areas
    • curriculum and methods of teaching
    • statutory state requirements
    • field experiences
  • Sixty-day (twelve-week) residency (student) teaching experience (six credit hours)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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).

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).

Bachelor’s degree , or its equivalent , from a regionally accredited university or recognized international institution ; a m aster’s d egree from a regionally accredited university is required for the 6 th year program U ndergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2. 6 7 or higher (A GPA of 3.0 or higher will likely be required beginning for Fall 2013 applicants)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13945 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13945 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • National Applies to you

    13945 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13945 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Bridgeport

  • 1100 - 1600 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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