Jan 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Elementary Education (M.S.Ed.)

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Program: Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)
School of Education 
College of Professional Studies

Neff Hall ~ 260-481-6861

Student Learning Outcomes:

Developed for practicing teachers, this 30-credit graduate M.S.Ed. program will allow the educator candidate to strengthen their teaching practice and professional expertise through both core courses and self-designed specializations. Elective courses can be individually selected based on interest, or they can lead to a certificate or additional licensure area. 

The Degree:

To earn the Master of Science in Education with a major in Elementary Education, you must satisfactorily complete the required minimum of 30 graduate credit hours, and you must satisfy the requirements of Purdue University Fort Wayne (Regulations) and the College.

  • It is recommended that students take the five core courses in the first year of their program followed by the five elective courses.
  • At least 15 of the 30 total credits toward the M.S.Ed. must be completed at Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Admission Requirement:  Please note: Admission to the Purdue Fort Wayne Elementary Education graduate program requires an official transcript reflecting 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 Grade Point Average Scale.

To earn the master’s degree with a major in elementary education, you must satisfactorily complete the following program:

Elective Courses (15 Credits)

School of Education or other education-focused electives (choose 5)

Total (30 Credits)

Student Responsibility

You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program. Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the Graduate Director.

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