MEd in Elementary Education

A Meaningful Career Teaching Children

Take your desire to make a difference in the lives of children into the classroom. Earn your Master of Education in Elementary Education degree online or at our Manchester, N.H., campus and gain the skills and professional licensure you need to start your teaching career.

Successful completion of this online elementary education degree program prepares you for a rewarding new career and leads to New Hampshire state licensure in Elementary Education, teaching grades K-8. This program also offers a customized track for certified teachers seeking an additional endorsement.

Benefits of the MEd in Elementary
Education Degree

  • Offered by a respected, private, nonprofit university.
  • Learn from experienced, full-time faculty and other educational leaders in the state.
  • No upfront tuition payment required with employer tuition reimbursement.
  • No GMAT or GRE required for admission.
  • One-to-one personalized support from an academic advisor.
  • Graduate in less than two years, with two courses per 10-week term.
  • In-class and online Elementary Education degree course work leads to the same Southern New Hampshire University diploma.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our five graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options.  Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.

Candidates must also submit an acknowledgement form and professional resume.

Initial licensure candidates also are required to complete a general assessment form.

Licensure Information

This program is approved by the New Hampshire State Department of Education for Teacher Certification as leading to an initial teacher’s license or endorsement in New Hampshire.  Southern New Hampshire University cannot guarantee licensure, certification, endorsement, or salary benefits.  View disclosure information.

University Accreditation

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