Uplift Every Student

Become a leader in your school and bring renewed inspiration to your classroom. Work in small classes with faculty and students who share your drive and will help you achieve your goals. Concentrations are offered in gifted, special and elementary education.
 

Key Features

 

Blended Model with Global Experience

Take the majority of your classes over three summers and complete the remaining courses online during the intervening school year. In the third summer, students spend a week in Costa Rica at no added cost. You’ll study curriculum and culture at a local school as you research answers to an inquiry question.

Sample Schedules

 

Affordability

Enjoy the benefits of a private university education with a cost comparable to public institutions. The program is offered at a substantially reduced cost, which is fixed at the beginning of your first summer session. Elon's M.Ed. program is offered at a substantially reduced cost of approximately $10,000. A payment plan is available.

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Alumni Success

Three Elon M.Ed. alumnae were recognized as leaders in their profession. Tyronna Hooker ’09 was honored as the North Carolina Teacher of the Year, Kim Mellor ’04 was honored as the Teacher of the Year Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Molly Ellington ’08 was honored as the Teacher of the Year Alamance Burlington. Elon M.Ed. graduates boast a 100 percent pass rate on advanced licensure exams and excellence in teaching.

 

The Elon M.Ed.

Earn a master's degree and advanced licensure without sacrificing the critical time you spend in the classroom. Take the majority of your classes over the course of three summers and complete the remaining coursework online in the intervening school year totaling 26 months. Programs are available in elementary, gifted and special education. Elon's M.Ed. program is offered at a substantially reduced cost of approximately $10,000. A payment plan is available.

 

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M.Ed. graduates praised as 'magic elixir' for young minds

Twenty-five candidates in Elon University's Master of Education program received degrees Saturday in a ceremony highlighted by a Commencement address that challenged teachers to unshackle their students' minds and inspire them to pursue their dreams.

Teachers challenged to start an education 'revolution'

In Saturday remarks to graduates from Elon's Master of Education program, Elon President Emeritus J. Fred Young, who founded with his family a company that brings international teachers to the United States, proposed changes to the way Americans view learning and student outcomes.