Master of Education

Master of Education (with concentration in Elementary Education)

When All classes are online in the evening, except for field experiences. Program is designed for adult learners.
Average Time to Complete Takes about a year and a half to two years to complete depending on how many classes are taken each semester.

About the Program

MBU | Master’s | Online – The Master of Education with a concentration in Elementary Education provides the opportunity to become endorsed to teach PK-6.  In order to add the endorsement, you must hold a current Virginia license with an endorsement in another area.

Taking MBU classes at RHEC provides students personal contact with their advisor and professors. It is that “personal touch” that makes MBU a “step above” other colleges and universities.

Career Paths

  • Teach at the elementary level, PK-6.

Courses & Requirements

41 Credit Hours | Course Requirements

The following are Virginia Department of Education General Education requirements and must be completed prior to student teaching: Human Development, Foundations of Education, Assessment Course, Characteristics of Exceptionality, English Composition, 2 English Electives. U.S. History, History Elective, Geography or Economics, 2 different discipline Natural Science w. Lab, College Algebra, 1 Math Elective.

Cost & Financial Aid

Undergraduate: $460 per semester hour

Graduate: $495 per semester hour

One time $50 registration fee

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Support resources for Mary Baldwin University students:

Grafton Library

Vantage Point

Academic Resource Center

How to Apply

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