Five-Year Integrated Bachelor and Master of Arts in Elementary Education with Initial Certification

The MA in Elementary Education provides candidates with the theoretical and pedagogical knowledge and skills needed for initial certification in Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) within an advocacy based, culturally responsive framework. 

Undergraduate Courses 

EDUC 2201Explorations in Education3
EDUC 2329Philosophy of Education: An Introduction3
EDUC 3241Educational Psychology3
EDUC 3350Special Learners in the Mainstream3
EDUC 5431Extending Literacy in the Elementary School: Grades 3-63
EDUC 5437Developing Literacy in the Elementary School: Primary Grades3
EDTC 4301Introduction to Educational Technology3
Select one cognate course from educational studies minor menu3
Select one diversity course from educational studies minor menu3
Total Credits27

Graduate Courses 

EDUC 5405Contexts of Education in the Primary Grades3
EDUC 5447Learning Mathematics in the Elementary Classroom3
EDUC 5497Teaching Science in the Elementary Classroom3
EDUC 6545Developing Integrated Curriculum for Elementary Students: Inquiry and Action3
EDUC 6552Research for Action and Advocacy in School and Community Settings3
EDUC 6583Elementary Student Teaching: Immersion in a Community of Practice 16
EDUC 6584Reflective Practice Seminar: Elementary Education3
EDUC 6598edTPA Portfolio 20
EDUC 6999Capstone: Educating for Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement3
SPED 6565Evidence-Based Strategies in the Inclusive Classroom3
Total Credits30

A passing grade of B or better in student teaching is required.


$300 edTPA registration fee required