Elementary Education Graduate Program

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Build on your teaching foundation

Enrich your knowledge of the elementary (K-6) field. Engage your students with a research-based teaching style and unique lessons.

Become a better teacher and raise your career potential.

Degree options

Learn at your own pace. You can complete the two-year option entirely online.

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Degree plan

Complete your degree in only five semesters.

Degree plan

Start on your master’s degree as you finish your bachelor’s degree.

Consider adding a graduate certificate

Stand out in the education field and boost your job options. Move into leadership roles in specialty areas like:

Why earn a master’s degree in elementary education at Missouri State?

  • With electives, you can choose half of your classes. Customize your degree to fit your needs and goals.
  • Flexible start dates. You can begin in the fall, spring or summer, and we have rolling admissions.
  • Reap the benefits from courses that cover advanced theory and practice in many teaching areas. Learn the best strategies for teaching math, English, social studies and science.
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Careers and outcomes

Qualify for new roles at your school. Teach, lead and guide your students with expertise.