Master of Arts in Pre-Elementary (Online)
The Graduate Program for the Master of Arts in Pre-Elementary Education was authorized in 1979. The Pre-Elementary Program was designed primarily for teachers with certification in Pre-Kindergarten through Fourth Grade. It is an interdisciplinary program, which focuses on Assessment and Intervention for High Risk Children and Family Involvement in Programs for Young Children.
Master of Arts in Pre-Elementary Education With Licensure in Special Education Early-Childhood Birth-Age 5 (Online)
The Graduate Program for the Master of Arts in Pre-Elementary Education with licensure in Special Education Early Childhood (birth-age 5) was authorized in 2002. This program was designed primarily for teachers with certification in Special Education K-12 or Pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade seeking additional licensure in Special Education Early Childhood. It is an interdisciplinary program which focuses on assessment and intervention for high risk children and family involvement in programs for young children with disabilities.
Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education PreK-6 (Online)
The Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education PreK-6 program is available to persons who have a baccalaureate degree in the arts and sciences (or equivalent) and who wish to receive a teaching license in Elementary Education. See “General Education Licensure Requirements” for more information. Students are allowed to enroll in 9 hours before submitting passing scores on PRAXIS Core Skills for Educators or equivalent. Students must pass the PRAXIS II, RVE, and VCLA to be approved for student teaching.