Advanced Elementary Education M.A.
The online Advanced Master of Arts in Elementary Education degree is offered by the College of Education and Human Services to certified teachers who want to advance their knowledge of content, curriculum, and classroom management. The program serves educators in the elementary (early/middle) school setting.
West Virginia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. West Virginia University’s Professional Education Preparation Unit is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This includes undergraduate and graduate preparation programs for licensure of teachers and those in educational support areas.
- Hold a current teaching certificate
- Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
- Apply with the online Graduate Application
- Pay graduate application fee
- Submit copy of teaching certificate
- Upload a personal statement of goals in the Online Graduate Application
- Request official transcripts from all institutions attended (other than WVU) and send to:
WVU Office of Graduate Admissions
One Waterfront Place
PO Box 6510
Morgantown, WV 26506-6510
electronically sent to GraduateAdmissions@mail.wvu.edu
|Tuition and Fees
for academic year 2017-2018
Per Credit Hour
Per Credit Hour
Financial aid is available. Students are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to determine their eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships. WVU’s FAFSA Code is 003827.
The program is 30 credit hours and all courses are offered online. The degree can be completed in two years.
The curriculum consists of the following courses:
|C&I 604||School Curriculum for Classroom Teachers|
|C&I 605||Twenty-First Century Teaching and Learning|
|C&I 630||Problem Solving in Mathematics|
|C&I 631||Mathematics in the Elementary School|
|C&I 639||Science Research and Teaching Ethics|
|C&I 648||Science/Technology: Society Perspectives|
|C&I 757||Social Studies Curriculum Development, K-12|
|SCFD 640||History of American Education|
|RDNG 621||Reading and Writing Instruction in Elementary School|
|C&I 680||Technology Integration through Capstone Experience|
Students who graduate from WVU Online with the Advanced Elementary Education M.A. degree may be prepared for the following careers. These are only a few examples of some of the many opportunities that will be open to you with this degree. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for some positions.
Special Education Teacher - Pre-SchoolProjected Growth: 10-14% *Bright Outlook
Special Education Teacher - Middle SchoolProjected Growth: 5-9%
Special Education Teacher - Kindergarten & ElementaryProjected Growth: 5-9%
Special Education Teacher - Secondary SchoolProjected Growth: 5-9%
Education Administrator - Elementary & Pre-SchoolProjected Growth: 5-9%
Elementary School TeacherProjected Growth: 5-9%
Kindergarten TeacherProjected Growth: 5-9%
Instructional CoordinatorProjected Growth: 10- 14% *Bright Outlook
TutorProjected Growth: 10- 14% *Bright Outlook