Program Requirements/Concentrations

The M.Ed. in Elementary Education is a 33 credit hour online program. The Programs of Study include 18 credit hours of required courses and 11-15 credit hours of courses from one of the concentrations.

Core Courses (18 credit hours)

Phase I. Developing Perspectives (9 credit hours)

Phase II. Collaborative Inquiry (6 credit hours)

Phase III. Investigative Leadership (3 credit hours)

Concentrations (11-15 credit hours)

Academically or Intellectually Gifted* (12 credit hours)

Anti-Racism in Urban Education (ARUE) (12 credit hours)

Elementary Mathematics* (15-18 credit hours)

Note: ELED 6316 – Mathematical Modeling: K-5 Leadership must also be completed in order to earn the North Carolina Add-On License

Literacy (15 credit hours)

*Note: This concentration leads to the North Carolina Licensure if the student successfully completes all of the related licensure requirements.

Elective Course (3 credit hours)

An elective course may include any non-required course selected from a variety of graduate-level course offerings within the College of Education, designed to support concentration, additional research courses, and advanced knowledge in specific content. Advisor approval for elective courses must be granted via permit.