Teaching (Elementary Education)
Master's Emphasis

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Master's Emphasis Online

Like our undergraduate Elementary Education program, the Pittsburg State graduate-level Elementary Education program focuses on hands-on experience in classrooms with award-winning elementary teachers. Our professors teach students how to bring their passion for teaching children to the classroom in order to become the teacher that their students will remember the rest of their lives.

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  • About Master's Program
  • Career Options
The Master of Science in Teaching with an emphasis in Elementary Education program focuses on preparing licensed elementary teachers to move from novice teacher to Master Teacher.  This program is also open to those who do not have a teaching license, but want to learn about pedagogy and teaching young children. This ONLINE program is 33 graduate credit hours with 7 required courses, 3 electives and a practicum.  The 3 elective courses can come from curriculum, assessment, or a content area.  This program does not lead to a Kansas teaching license.

Your time in the Elementary Education program will lead to a Kindergarten through Grade 6 teaching license.  And by adding one of our innovative and hands-on minors, you can add an endorsement to your teaching license or certificate in

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Integrating Technological Literacy – STEM
  • Inclusive Education (Special Education)
  • International Teaching
  • Leadership
  • Middle Level (Grades 5-8) Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts

About Teaching and Leadership Department

Whether you are beginning your career with a Bachelor of Science in Education or want to grow professionally with a Masters Degree or Educational Specialist, we believe this is the place for you! With accredited programs, campus, online and hybrid classes, caring faculty and staff to guide you, you can begin or continue your journey toward a rewarding life in the field of Education and Leadership.

The faculty in the Early Childhood Unified program come from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and the Department of Teaching and Leadership. They also serve as academic advisors for the program.

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