Master of Education in Elementary Education
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Elementary Education program prepares individuals to teach children in grades PreK-5 through a program based on the concept of developmentally appropriate practices and the value of working with diverse student populations.  The curriculum prepares teachers who are responsive to and able to address the diverse academic and affective needs of all students in PreK-5 schools, who are committed to developing school and community partnerships, who incorporate technological resources to enhance student learning, and who are committed to and able to apply best practices in elementary schools.  Coursework supports collaborative relationships supporting education, cultural experiences, technological advancement, and regional development.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Possess or be eligible for a Georgia level four certificate in Elementary Education, or possess or be eligible for a Georgia Certificate of Eligibility for an Induction Certificate in Elementary Education
  • Cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) GPA or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined
  • Statement of purpose
  • Disclosure and Affirmation statements

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges