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Master of Education in Elementary Education (Non-Licensure)

Program Details

Enhance and refresh your knowledge in leading in the elementary and middle school classroom with the regionally accredited Master of Education in Elementary Education. This elementary education program, offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Education, is designed for licensed teaching professionals to help them refine instructional methods and expand their understanding of advanced content. The rigorous curriculum works to develop you into an informed educator ready to meet the diverse demands of both traditional and nontraditional school settings.

In the MEd in elementary education program, you review prescribed lesson strategies and assess classroom and individual plans to improve student outcomes. Through advanced research, you propose solutions to current issues in education, such as student literacy and teaching English language learners. Observational practicums integrated into your program enhance your ability to teach, lead and succeed in culturally and intellectually diverse first through eighth grade schoolrooms.


This program requires practicum/field experience hours.

  • Accredited bachelor’s degree from a GCU-approved institution
  • A 2.8 GPA or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission


Not authorized for residents of GA, KY.