Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching
American College of Education

Program Details

American College of Education offers a Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching. With this online masters in elementary education, you will learn how to assess the needs of K-8 students and how to provide students with different learning strategies. It is designed for those who are pursuing a career as an elementary teacher but have a bachelor’s degree in a non-educational field. 

This program provides practical experiences that ensure you’re ready to handle K-8 classrooms. To help you transition to a career as an educator, you’ll complete observations throughout the program. The program culminates in a student teaching experience.

Sample coursework includes research methods, literacy methods for elementary teachers, and digital learning.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

American College of Education is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • This program requires a criminal background check and you must have field based diversity experiences and classroom access.
  • Graduates must first obtain an initial teaching license in Indiana before applying for a teacher license in their own state. Other states may have additional licensure requirements. Students are responsible for determining whether eligibility and licensure requirements in their state of residence.