Share Your Love of Learning with Preschool and Elementary Students

Help young learners develop the building blocks they’ll need for success in school and life with an Elementary Education master’s degree from Marymount University. If you’re ready to turn your bachelor’s degree into a M.Ed. with licensure, Marymount’s master’s in Elementary Education degree program provides the hands-on experience, group work, and advanced instructional practice you’ll need to make a difference for children in grades PreK–6.

  • Field experiences and student-teaching opportunities to get you ‘classroom ready’

Marymount offers a 14-week student-teaching internship at a Pk-6 school at one of our metro D.C. partners in public, private, or parochial schools. You can also gain a global perspective through dynamic study abroad opportunities in countries like Panama, Colombia, Uganda, or New Zealand. Click here for more information about our global initiatives.

  • Research to inspire change in education

Assist faculty from our elementary teacher education program on research projects that positively impact the field, or pursue a passion of your own. Students in our master’s in Elementary Education program have presented their findings at conferences and symposiums locally, nationally, and internationally. These experiences can enhance your resume or CV when seeking Elementary Education jobs after graduation.

  • Take classes with other M.Ed. majors

At Marymount, some of our coursework in elementary education is integrated with other M.Ed. majors. Share diverse perspectives and strategies, and collaborate with your peers.

  • Create a schedule that works for you

Our elementary teaching education program is flexible. Courses are offered online, on campus, and hybrid, so we can accommodate your busy life while you earn your degree. Take up to 2 years or enroll full time and complete your Elementary Education master’s degree with licensure in as little as one year.

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