Designed for individuals who hold a bachelor's degree in an area other than education, our master's in elementary education prepares you to navigate the steps toward New York State requirements, which leads to teacher certification in grades 1-6.
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About the Program
At Medaille, we know you need graduate education programs that train you for a lifetime of teaching success. Our programs are specifically designed to meet those needs and prepare you to navigate the steps toward New York State or Canadian requirements in elementary education, which leads to certification.
Whether you've earned a bachelor's degree in education, or in an unrelated field, such as communication, business, etc., our master's in education programs are formatted to prepare you to navigate the steps toward New York State elementary school teacher certification in grades 1-6.
Whether you choose to take classes on weekdays or weekends, you can earn your degree in just 16 months
Fall and spring starts; Online
Synchronous virtual class times each week on Monday and Tuesday or every other weekend on Saturday and Sunday to keep you on track to earn your degree. Talk to your admissions counselor for more information.
Practitioner-educators with real-world experience as teachers and administrators
Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)
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What can you do with a master's in elementary education?
After graduating with an Elementary Education Master’s degree, Buffalo graduates have gone on to careers as:
Elementary School Teachers