Online M.Ed. in Teaching - Elementary Education (Non-Licensure Concentration)
The Master of Education: Teaching - Concentration in Elementary Education program is ideal if you hold a non-education-related bachelor's degree and now wish to acquire the knowledge and credentials to teach a comprehensive curriculum to K-6 students. By successfully completing this program, you will earn your master's degree and be eligible to receive your elementary education certification through West Virginia.
In this program, you will:
- Gain skills for writing learning objectives and instructional plans for various domains of learning
- Explore use of technology in the development of effective and systematic learning environments in the 21st century classroom
- Examine the theoretical and applied aspects of learning, motivation, human development, assessment, and evaluation in the educational setting
- Learn effective communication skills to interact with students, parents, teachers, and administrators
- Investigate best practices of classroom management
- Take courses in elementary science, social studies, reading and writing, literature, art, math, and physical education
- Complete 125 hours of on-site observations in an elementary school location near you
All courses other than student teaching are offered online. This West Virginia state-approved master's program is aligned with West Virginia Professional Teaching Standards (WVPTS), national content standards for elementary education, and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
Important note: This program is not designed to lead to certification or licensure. We strongly encourage you to explore your state-specific requirements prior to applying here in order to make an informed decision. In addition, you may email our coordinator of certification and licensure here at SOE_LicensureCertification@apus.edu.
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