About Elementary Education
Give children a strong foundation for their future by earning an M.Ed. at PennWest California.
PennWest California's elementary education master's degree program is designed for bachelor's degree holders with or without prior teaching certification who wish to broaden their knowledge of elementary education expand their career options. Program courses are centered on research-based best practices and aligned with the standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
This program results in a Master of Education degree and eligibility for Pre-K-4 teaching certification at the same time. If you are not seeking teaching certification, PennWest California also offers a degree-only Master of Education program in elementary education.
Gain the in-depth knowledge and skill you need to excel as an elementary school teacher.
- Become well versed in current materials and best practices.
- Learn constructivist teaching strategies and techniques.
- Explore technology in the classroom.
- Study Pennsylvania school laws relevant to the work of the classroom teacher.