Elementary Education (M.Ed.)
Advance your teaching practice and prepare to contribute to the teaching profession with an M.Ed. in Elementary Education.
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.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 2+ years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Elementary Education at UND?
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.
Top Online Education Degree in the Nation
Every elementary education program offers education, but not every program prepares students to make a real impact the way UND does. UND is increasingly regarded as one of the top academic and research institutions in the nation for education. We consistently rank among the best for educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes.
- All teacher education programs at UND are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
- The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) serves as a framework for the courses in demonstrating what effective teachers should know and do in order to have a positive impact on student learning.
Leaders in Education
Furthering your education at UND will help you gain confidence and stand out among your peers.
Join a program that's ranked #9 in thebestschools.org for 20 Best Online Master's in Elementary Education.
Learn from highly qualified full-time faculty members.
Tailor your program to your teaching interests and needs with nine credits of electives.
Participate in a teaching practicum in a learner-centered environment.
Complete a final thesis, independent study or independent project focused on an educational topic.
Complete your degree from anywhere in the world with our 100% online coursework and no required campus visits.
UND's M.Ed. in Elementary Education program prepares you to advance your career and increase your earning potential as an elementary school teacher.
Our graduates have gone on to rewarding careers as master teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum specialists and teacher educators.
When You Earn a master's degree in Elementary Education
A master's degree in Elementary Education gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Curriculum Development
- Lesson Planning
- Primary Education
- Differentiated Instruction
- Educational Technologies
UND Elementary Education Alumni
Elementary Education alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Grand Forks Public Schools
- Bismarck Public Schools
- West Fargo School District 6
- Fargo Public Schools