Why get an M.Ed. in elementary education?
With a Master of Education in elementary education, you’ll gain the knowledge, experience and skills to teach effectively in today’s classrooms and communities. Subject matter, research, theory and field-based experience will help you teach with confidence. Learn to foster caring, cooperation and improvement with internships available in culturally, linguistically and socioeconomically diverse urban and rural schools. We focus our teacher education program on preparing teacher-leaders ̶ not only excellent practitioners, but teachers who work toward improving education in and beyond their classrooms. The M.Ed. leads to certification for teaching in elementary schools.
Why choose UNH for your master’s in education?
At UNH, you can enter the elementary education teacher preparation program at the graduate level or through the accelerated master’s degree option. With this option, you’ll begin preparation at the undergraduate level with a semester of field experience and professional coursework in education. After completion of your baccalaureate degree, move into a fifth year of study and full-year internship, which leads to the M.Ed. and licensure for teaching. Issues related to the challenges and rewards of serving in diverse schools are woven into the teacher preparation program, with unique opportunities through UNH Manchester.
Potential career areas
- Elementary school teaching