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Master of Arts in Education / Elementary Education

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education with a specialization in Elementary Education helps teachers improve their professional educator skills to be more effective in their environment and have a greater impact on students.  The program focuses on helping teachers certified to teach in elementary schools in grades PreK-5 improve their professional skills as leaders, expand their subject knowledge, and increase their understanding of the intellectual, philosophical, and cultural foundations of effective education.  The curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as content, effective pedagogical skills, and dispositions that foster life-long growth and learning and builds critical thinking skills.


  • Official transcripts from any and all colleges or universities previously attended
  • GRE scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


Students who do not hold teacher certification in Kentucky should consult with their state's licensing agency to determine whether this program will meet their state's licensure requirements.