Why earn your M.Ed. from HIU? Teachers are lifelong students. Whether in their own classroom or in the Hope International University classroom, the best teachers strive for the pursuit of knowledge for themselves and their students. Teachers are always learning, and now you can make the decision to formalize your growth with a graduate degree in education and concentration in elementary education.
What are the benefits of earning your Master of Education graduate degree? It will advance your teaching career while helping you give back more within your school or district.
The Master of Education (Concentration in Elementary Education) with SB2042 Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Degree program is designed for educators seeking a master’s degree and a teaching credential for a career in California public K-6 elementary schools or self-contained classrooms. The program provides a background in theory, principles, materials, and teaching methodology for successful application in classroom settings. The emphasis prepares and entitles individuals to teach students who are English Learners (ELs).
Students may complete the combined degree and credential program in 15-20 months by attending evening classes, completing coursework online, or a combination of both.
During and following completion of the Master of Education (Elementary Education Concentration) students will:
Master of Education (Elementary Education Concentration) career opportunities include:
Education students seeking the SB2042 Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential must meet the following requirements prior to student teaching:
Students seeking the SB2042 Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential must meet the following additional criteria prior to submission of application for a credential:
The Master of Education (Concentration in Elementary Education) program with SB2042 Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Degree program consists of the following course sequence:
See our Undergraduate Program for Prerequisite Options.
Additional Courses Required for the M.Ed.
Choose one of the following:
Capstone Project: Students will select one of either Action Research or Thesis:
Action Research Units:
Choose from one of the following:
WSCUC and CTC Accreditation
HIU’s SB2042 Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential program has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). This additional professional accreditation supplements HIU’s regional accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
NOTE for Washington State students: Eligibility for initial educator certification in Washington is based on completion of a state-approved educator preparation program. This program is approved in California. Even though you may be residing in Washington while in this program, your application for educator certification in Washington will be processed as an out-of-state application. Go to http://pathway.pesb.wa.gov/outofstate for more information. Educators are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for educator advancement.
Financial Aid is available.
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