Ed.S. in Education - Elementary Education Track

Elementary Education

Ed.S. in Education

Elementary Education Track

Prepare for a position as a classroom teacher in elementary or early childhood education, supervising teacher, supervisor of elementary instruction, or director of elementary curriculum.

This program enables students to develop competence in an area of educational specialization with emphasis on practice. The Ed.S. in elementary education goes beyond the master’s degree with a focus on theory, curriculum development, and the application of research to the elementary classroom.

  • Application Deadlines
    Starting SemesterDeadline
    Fall Mar 1
    Spring Nov 1
    Summer Mar 1
    International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
  • Admissions Requirements

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    3. Completed online application that includes:
      • Transcripts
      • Personal statement
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • GRE scores
      • Resume (international students only)
      • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)

    Learn more about specific admissions requirements

  • Funding
    • Learn about the variety of fellowships and assistantships that are available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.

Personalized programs may be planned for careers in related educational fields such as curriculum development with the state or federal government or with commercial publishing companies.

To obtain any of these licenses, a student must be eligible to hold a valid elementary school teaching license in Indiana.

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