M.Ed in Elementary Education

The M.Ed. in Elementary Education program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a 33-hour program designed for experienced teachers who wish to become instructional leaders, advanced practitioners, and global educators. The program is directed towards helping practitioners to develop leadership skills as well as specialized content knowledge to effectively impact challenges in urban elementary classrooms. It is also focused on helping teachers acquire additional content knowledge and eligibility for additional certification through coursework in specific concentration areas, including Elementary Mathematics, Gifted Education, Literacy, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education, and Teaching English to Second Language Learners.

Every course in the program , except for Teaching English to Second Language Learners courses are 100% online courses offered either synchronously with scheduled online class meetings or asynchronously with no scheduled class meetings. 

Application requirements for the program include:

1. Application form and fee

2. Three letters of recommendation

3. Official transcripts

4. GRE or MAT scores

5. Academic and Professional Goals statement

6. Valid teacher’s License

7. Bachelors degree in elementary education

Additional information about our M.Ed. in Elementary Education program, including course descriptions, is available using the links on the left.

For more information contact the Program Director:
Dr. Amy Good