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Why ODU for Teacher Education?

Are you a licensed elementary teacher? This online Master of Science in Education degree will help you improve, update, and enrich your teaching expertise.

By completing this program, you will learn to conduct powerful practitioner research. You will also enhance your ability to teach effectively.

This program is cohort-based and can be completed in just over 18 months.

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Ranked #14

Best Online Colleges for Master's in Elementary Education, 2020
- GuidetoOnlineSchools.com

Required Courses

  • 30 credit hours
  • You will complete a thesis as part of this program.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Careers in Elementary Education

Prepare for leadership roles in your school or educational research projects with this online master's degree.

Keep in mind that state continuing education requirements may vary. Please check with your state education board for details.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$551 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-state Students$595 per credit hour

Rates are effective Fall 2020 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

To apply, you must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university, and hold a Virginia Professional License (or an equivalent from another state) in elementary education. For full application requirements, please visit ODU's Department of Teaching and Learning web site.

Want to get started now?

You may be able to take up to four courses (12 credit hours) as a non-degree graduate student, before you are accepted into a specific degree program. 

Please contact us to discuss this option with an expert advisor.

Meet Your Team

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.