Master of Education

Elementary Education

When Weekday evenings
Average Time to Complete Three semesters and one summer

About the Program

MBU | Master’s | Hybrid – This MEd option affords teachers who are certified in areas other than elementary education the opportunity to complete endorsement requirements for Elementary Education PK-6 by completing the required course work.

Career Paths

  • Curriculum developer
  • Higher education instructor
  • Tutor
  • Child care director
  • Principal
  • Educational policy developer

Courses & Requirements

33 Credit Hours

IN 629 Leadership in Education
IN 630 Methods of Professional Inquiry
ED 608 Field Experience in Elementary Education
ED 605 An Integrated Approach to Language Arts
ED 606 An Inquiry Approach to Reading and Writing in the content area
ED 625 Classroom and Behavioral Management: Theory and Practice
ED 607 Instructional Strategies
ED 631 Technologies to Advance Learning
ED 632 Inquiry Research Project
One additional 3 s.h. graduate course approved by the advisor.

Cost & Financial Aid

2016–17 COSTS

Tuition: $495 per credit hour

Technology Fee:  up to $60 per semester

Additional Cost Information

Learn more about Financial Aid opportunities available at Mary Baldwin University.

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:

How to Apply

Apply online for the Master of Education

Deadlines for applications are as follows:

Fall – July 31
Spring – November 15
Summer – April 15

Applications will require:

  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary work
  • Two letters of reference from professional
  • A goal statement essay
  • Praxis Core Scores

Prospective students are encouraged to meet with an education adviser in the most convenient regional location to review admission requirements and determine the best plan of study.

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