Elementary Education (M.S.)
Strengthen your skills as an elementary school teacher through advanced study in instruction, assessment, and educational theory and research.
Ranked No. 9 among online master’s programs in elementary education by thebestschools.org, UND’s M.S. in Elementary Education advances your skills and prepares you to be a master teacher and teacher leader.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 2+ years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Elementary Education at UND?
Designed for licensed teachers as well as non-licensed individuals interested in a research-oriented program of study, UND's online M.S. in Elementary Education prepares you to serve as an active agent of learning for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.
The program combines theory and research with practical experience. Through online coursework and real classroom experiences, you will learn advanced educational methods and prepare to create student-centered learning environments.
As a student in the online master's program, you will:
- Become more confident, responsive and reflective as an educational decision maker
- Plan, implement and evaluate research strategies
- Examine teaching and learning practices to create productive and supportive environments
- Learn to meet the varied needs of diverse students and communities
The program offers a thesis option and a non-thesis option, along with tracks focused on research and foundations.
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.
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top online Education program.
#21 - Best online graduate education program for veterans according to U.S. News & World Report.
All teacher education programs at UND are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).