Elementary Reading and Mathematics (Grades K-6)

Help elementary school students cultivate a love for learning as they build essential reading and mathematics skills to succeed in the classroom and beyond. In the accelerated Elementary Reading and Mathematics (Grades K–6) specialization, you can complete the program in as little as one year for less than $10,000—a 40% tuition savings compared to our traditional MSEd program with a specialization in Elementary Reading and Mathematics (Grades K–6).*

Click here for a comparison of the accelerated vs. non-accelerated course sequence 

With this specialization, you can explore strategies to become more effective in delivering reading and mathematics instruction aligned with Common Core State Standards. You can also benefit from a curriculum that is based on standards set by both the International Reading Association (IRA) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

Emphasis on Practical Strategies

  • Implement research-based practices in key areas of reading instruction.
  • Employ technology to promote higher levels of engagement and learning.
  • Adopt data-driven practices to identify areas of need, monitor student progress, and inform instruction.
  • Apply proven strategies to ensure students learn critical math content and skills.
  • Improve students’ analytical and problem-solving skills.

Completion Requirements

  • 30 total semester credit hours
  • ePortfolio

While the MSED accelerated program is designed to be completed in 12-months, time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code EDUC 6610 Course Teacher as Professional Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6602 Course Designing Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (Accelerating) Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code MATH 6561 Course Learning and Teaching Mathematics Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6616 Course Enhancing Learning for Diverse Populations (Accelerating) Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code READ 6706 Course Literacy Development P-3 Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code MATH 6562 Course The Base Ten Number System and Operations: Addition/Subtraction Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code READ 6727 Course Reading and Literacy Growth: Grades 4-6 (Accelerating) Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code MATH 6663 Course The Base Ten Number System and Operations: Multiplication/Division (Accelerating) Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code READ 6609 Course Literacy in Academically Diverse Classrooms (Accelerating) Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6733 Course Action Research for Educators Credits (3 sem. cr.)

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Note on Teacher Licensure or Certification
This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.

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