Elementary Education, Master of Education

Available Emphasis Areas:

  • Continuing Professional - Emphasis
  • Reading K-12 - Emphasis

Enhance your teaching skills for grades K-8 through courses in teaching methods, curriculum, and related areas.

This program is not intended to provide grades K-8 teacher certification, nor does it provide an institutional recommendation for teacher certification.

Degree Information

The Elementary Education MEd-Continuing Professional degree is intended to enhance one’s teaching skills for grades K-8 through courses in teaching methods, curriculum, and related areas. It is particularly appropriate for those interested in refining theoretical bases, and those desiring a current research base for their practice.  Steeped in current professional teaching standards and content-rich, this degree enables the practitioner to refresh knowledge and reach new educational goals. 

This thirty hour master’s program offers 2 emphases and contains courses representative of multiple areas including: educational foundations, educational research, special education, educational psychology, and curriculum. Thesis option is available. 

Programs of Study

Below is a downloadable Program of Study.  This includes complete set of courses and other work that must be successfully completed before qualifying for a degree, diploma, or certificate.

The program of studies is the agreed-upon plan between you and your faculty advisor on completing program requirements.

It is used as a verification document when you apply for graduation.

Your program of study will depend on the date you started.

Elementary Education - Continuing Professional or Reading Emphasis, Master of Education

Academic Catalog Listing

See the NAU Academic Catalog for official details on this degree, including: 

  • Career opportunities for graduates with this degree
  • Admission requirements
  • Course listing
  • Campuses that offer this degree

Elementary Education - Continuing Professional or Reading Emphasis, Master of Education