The Elon M.Ed. program is not enrolling a cohort in summer 2019 because the program curriculum is under redesign. To stay informed about the program, please follow the link above to sign up for more information. Once available, details will be shared and updated on the Elon M.Ed. website.

Elon’s Master of Education (M.Ed.) leads to Advanced Licensure over a three-summer course of study, cohort structure. Students take the majority of their coursework on campus during the three summer sessions and the remainder online during the two intervening academic years. Degree specialty areas include elementary education, gifted education, and special education.

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Elon’s Master of Arts in Higher Education (MHE) is designed to prepare highly effective professionals for roles as administrators, educators and mentors in a variety of college and university settings. In a cohort structure, students will experience a curriculum linked together by a series of educationally enriching activities and relationships. Students will be full-time in this two-year, 36-hour program that incorporates study abroad, internships, research experiences and a paid apprenticeship.

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Add-on AIG or Elementary Education Licensure

For teachers seeking Academically/Intellectually Gifted (AIG) or Elementary Education add-on licensure to their North Carolina teaching license, Elon offers a 12-credit hour program with the option to transition into the M.Ed. program.

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Questions? Contact Jennifer Strange, coordinator of graduate programs in the School of Education at jstrange3@elon.edu