Hawai'i Pacific University

Graduate Studies

Master of Education in Elementary Education


Graduate Service Center, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 911

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 900

Honolulu, HI 96813

United States


(808) 544-0200


(808) 235-3590

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Elementary Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Meaningful learning: Hawai‘i. To provide learning opportunities that support the intellectual, social, and personal development of children, you need a strong understanding of how children learn best. For the many diverse learners you will encounter throughout your career as a teacher, the Master of Education in Elementary Education at Hawai'i Pacific University (HPU) provides you with planning, instructional, and assessment strategies as well as the technology tools that will help you create meaningful learning experiences for diverse students. At HPU, you will find an innovative program that is standards driven, field based, and intent on inspiring reflective practitioners dedicated to the scholarship of teaching. Not only does the M.Ed. program take a global view, the learning environment at HPU is also multi-cultural. Located in the center of the Pacific Rim, Honolulu is a cosmopolitan city with a busy, international community. This attracts a wide-range of learners and uniquely prepares you to teach in culturally diverse classrooms. In fact, HPU students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.


Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

International Student Requirements:

Recognized English Proficiency Tests: TOEFL, IELTS, CPE, CAE, ELPT, SAT, ACT, APIEL, PTE Academic, ELS program. See HPU website for details.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 755 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 13590 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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