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Online Master of Education in Elementary Education

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Gain elementary education experience

Fully online classes

Supportive faculty

Small classes

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  • Duration 1 year
  • Cost per credit $824
  • Credit hours 37

Program Benefits

  • No application fee
  • Test scores are not required
  • Two start dates per year
  • Financial aid available
  • One endorsement included

Advance in rewarding elementary education careers

Are you a working educator interested in career advancement? From here, you can.

Brenau’s Master of Education in Elementary Education teaches you to take active roles in planning, implementing and evaluating effective teaching practices. You’ll graduate ready to make informed, reflective decisions about content, pedagogy and educating young learners.

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Thrive in enriching education settings

With your online Master of Education degree in elementary education, you can pursue a higher salary as an elementary school teacher, school program director and instructional leader.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that overall employment in education occupations will grow 7% from 2021 to 2031,1 and the demand for kindergarten and elementary school teachers will grow 4% during that time frame.2

Career Outlook

Gain teaching expertise in 100% online classes

37 credit hours

12 courses

In addition to a core of courses in methods, professional development and education research, you will complete one endorsement. Choose from English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), math, reading or science.

Course spotlights

  • ED 701 Contemporary Issues in Education
  • ED 771 Methods of Educational Research
  • ED 620 Advanced Language Arts Methods: Elementary Education
Curriculum Details

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No GRE/GMAT required

No application fee

The online master’s degree in elementary education offers two start dates per year. With no application fee, you can apply risk-free.

To apply to Brenau’s online M.Ed. in Elementary Education, you’ll need:

Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and PSC level 4 certification in Elementary Education
Official transcripts for all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae
Copy of current teaching certificate
Admission Details

We strive to make your education affordable

$824 per credit hour

Financial aid available

By choosing Brenau, you’re investing in a degree that will further your career. Along with affordable tuition, this program is eligible for financial aid.

Tuition Details

What you’ll learn

The coursework in the online elementary education master’s degree is taught by faculty who listen to the concerns and needs of teachers in practice. We continually update the curriculum to reflect today’s teaching environments.

Program outcomes

With Brenau’s online master’s degree in elementary education, you can:

  • Discover and apply complex research findings to real-world situations in the classroom.
  • Build a relationship between play and learning for young children.
  • Design project-based curricula.
  • Increase your potential employment options and career advancement.

About our dedicated, supportive faculty

Faculty members at Brenau are dedicated to helping you succeed. Most classes feature a small student-to-faculty ratio, so you can get to know your professors and their unique areas of expertise. As you broaden your professional network, you’ll have the mentorship and support of our faculty throughout your program.

Online learning

At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.

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Frequently asked questions

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You can complete the program in one year. To see the curriculum, view our curriculum page.

Tuition is $824 per credit hour. You’ll need to complete 37 credit hours for a total estimated tuition of $30,488. You can review all costs on our tuition page.

We do not require test scores for admission to this program. You can learn more on our admissions page.

To apply for this program, you’ll need a:

  • A completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Minimum 2.75 cumulative college GPA
  • Official transcripts from each school you’ve attended
  • Two letters of recommendation

You can learn more about our requirements on our admissions page.

You’ll complete 37 credit hours to earn your Master of Education in Elementary Education online. You can explore the curriculum page for further information.

By pursuing your master’s degree in elementary education online, you can gain the professional skills you need to advance your teaching career. Review the careers page for further information about your career options.

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  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Education, Training, and Library Occupations.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved Feb. 9, 2023, from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers.” Oct. 4, 2022. Retrieved Feb. 9, 2023, from