Master of Education:
Elementary Education K-6

The M.Ed. in Elementary Education meets the requirements for the Class AA (Master’s) Mississippi educator’s license in Elementary Education (K-6).  The 30-hour, 10-course program of study may be completed in one year. The program is available only online.

Course Requirements
The Master of Education in Literacy/Reading K-12 requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of credit including the following 3-hour courses:

Core Courses

ED 600

Reading and Research in Education

ED 605

Instructional Design

ED 610

Assessing Teaching and Learning

ED 615

Advanced Educational Psychology





Teaching Field Courses

ED 620

Advanced Studies and Research in Reading Instruction

ED 625

Advanced Studies in Social Studies in Elementary Education

ED 630

Advanced Studies in Language Arts

ED 635

Practicum in Elementary Education

ED 645

Advanced Studies in Mathematics for the Elementary Teacher

ED 650

Investigations in Elementary Science Education

Option for National Board Certification
An additional 3- to 6-hour option will be provided for students seeking National Board Certification. ED 640 (Special Topics in Elementary Education) will substitute for ED 605 (Instructional Design) and a teaching field course.

ED 640

Special Topics in Elementary Education