Elementary Education, M.Ed.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #101 (ARWU) Online
Students in the cohort will be encouraged to target class projects and papers to reflect issues relative to teaching in elementary schools when taking the courses. All courses include subject matter content designed for effective teaching at the elementary level and state mandated subject matter. Each student will be required to develop a level of technology competency to be able to design effective instruction using technology.


The cohort is delivered online through various formats. Courses may be delivered through eCampus, power point presentations, video lectures, assignments, group projects, bulletin boards, chat rooms, reading assignments and additional course materials.

Digital resources such as electronic mail, facsimiles and other distribution methods are used as appropriate. This mixed media ensures effective, educational interaction between the instructor and students.

The degree option is a non-thesis degree that requires a minimum of 36 hours of course work over a two-year period (12 classes, three credits each) and structured as a cohort-program.

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) encompasses students, faculty and staff whose efforts and interests center on the many different aspects of academics, teaching and classroom education. TLAC’s mission is to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, creativity, democratic governance and global leadership.

One of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, TLAC is currently home to over 1200 undergraduate students, about 400 graduate students, 47 faculty members and 26 staff members. From 2005 – 2010, TLAC produced more than 2600 teachers, 470 masters and 100 Ph.D. graduates.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Curriculum Development
  • Cultural Foundations of Education
  • Evaluation and Implementation of Electronic Learning Materials
  • Analysis of Teaching Behavior
  • Urban Education
  • Educator as Researcher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Completed Application: A completed ApplyTexas application.
  • Application Fee: A non-refundable $50 application fee for domestic applicants and $90 application fee for international applicants.
  • Official Transcripts and Records: Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended.
  • TOEFL Scores (international applicants only): Test scores must be sent directly from the testing agency to be considered official.

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! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

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