The Master of Education in Elementary Education from ECSU offers two tracks—Teacher Leader or Initial Certification in Elementary Education K-6. You can opt for a traditional or accelerated study schedule with either track.
This online elementary education program ensures that teachers learn the skills of effective collaborators and leaders. The focus aims for high-quality education through standards for teachers.
With a goal of developing 21st-century professional educators, the elementary education curriculum provides the skills, knowledge, and dispositions through collaborative relationships with the school, the Local Education Agency, and the community. Students gain content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, and professional knowledge.
Graduates improve their educational practice through self-evaluation, reflection, and applied research. They also grasp the importance of many dispositions, including developing the following qualities:
- Advocates for diversity
- Healthy and responsible citizens
- Critical thinkers and innovators
- Effective communicators and collaborators
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Elizabeth City State University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)