Teacher Education, M.Ed. Elementary Education Concentration


The Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE) brings together outstanding faculty mentors with scholars from all levels of educational experience to pursue one, common goal: to become leaders driven to make a difference in the lives of learners, who, in turn, are prepared to make their own positive difference in the world. Whether your professional goal is to be a leader in elementary schools, secondary schools, or higher education, we are here to provide the best possible preparation and support. 

The Masters of Education program offers 7 concentrations including Elementary Mathematics, Elementary Science Education, Learning Sciences, Middle/Secondary Mathematics, Middle/Secondary Science Education, K-12 Literacy Education, and Secondary Social Studies.

Program Distinctions

The UNC Greensboro School of Education was named one of the 2022 “Top Graduate Schools of Education” by the U.S. News & World Report.

The Student Experience

  • The program is designed for candidates who already hold the Standard Professional I license or initial license to teach and wish to pursue more advanced study in a field of education.
  • Field experiences (school-based activities) are required across the curriculum of the M.Ed. programs.
  • Students will gain hands-on experience through observations and student teaching in local schools, in addition to opportunities to attend and present at conferences.

After Graduation

Graduates of this program are well-prepared for successful careers in classroom teaching.

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