Elementary Education - Masters
Effective Dec. 2, 2016: To meet the demands and schedules of current teachers and educators, the Department of Curriculum & Teaching will offer this Master’s degree program in a fully-online delivery format beginning in Summer 2017. More information on the online program can be found here.
Putting your Elementary Education Degree To Work
The Master’s degree in Elementary Education is designed to produce graduates who possess expertise in contemporary theories, procedures, and research in elementary level curriculum and instruction, as well as in educational foundations of curriculum & instruction as a whole.
When you graduate with a Master's degree in Elementary Education from the KU Edwards Campus, you will be prepared to become a greater, more effective teacher and teacher leader. You might also choose to focus on a specific content area, or continue on in your learning to add-on a licensure endorsement such as the Reading Specialist in Kansas.
This Master’s degree program is also intended to prepare graduate students - like yourself - for doctorate-level degree programs, should you wish to continue in your advanced studies in curriculum and instruction.
Potential Careers in Elementary Education
Students who complete the Master’s degree in Elementary Education are likely to pursue positions with titles similar to the following:
- Lead Teacher
- Instructional Coordinator
- Curriculum Designer
- Instructional Coach
Please note that this degree program does not lead to initial or advanced licensure.