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M.Ed. in Elementary Education

The Master of Education Degree in Elementary Education is designed for inservice teachers with initial elementary certification. The program will increase the teachers' knowledge and competencies in developing curriculum and instructional methods. Emphasis is placed on the improvement of the teachers leadership abilities. Teachers with an undergraduate major in elementary education seeking an M.Ed. in Elementary Education must meet specific program course requirements and fulfill one of the following options:

 A.  Complete 30 semester hours of graduate work selected from the distribution of courses  
       listed in the Graduate Bulletin and submit an acceptable thesis to the graduate faculty. Six 
       semester hours of credit are awarded for the thesis and are included in the total of 30               
       semester hours.

        OR

B.  Complete 36 semester hours of graduate work selected from the distribution of courses 
      listed in the Graduate Bulletin..

ELU 569 - Current Topics in Education

and 

ELU 571- Applications of Special Topics in Education are required as the two final
                   courses and are included in the 36 semester hours. 
                   This option will culminate in a comprehensive project. 

A maximum of two (2) 400 level courses may be included toward the fulfillment of the requirements for the degree. 

A maximum of nine (9) transfer credits may be included toward the fulfillment of the requirements for the degree. Students must follow guidelines as written in the Graduate Bulletin.