College of St. Joseph

Division of Education

Elementary Education


71 Clement Road

Rutland, VT 05701

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed.- Elementary Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master's Program in Elementary Education is designed for students who desire initial licensure in elementary education, K-6. Students with prior teacher certification may also enroll in the program. This program prepares students with a foundation of educational theory, research, and practices for teaching in the elementary school classroom. This preparation focuses on reading theory and practice, thematic teaching and portfolio assessment. Courses emphasize critical thinking, evaluation, and writing. Students are required to complete a three-credit practicum prior to the 15 weeks of consecutively scheduled student teaching in an elementary school classroom. The three-credit practicum is used to meet the 60 hours of early field experience required for licensure in the State of Vermont and is designed to meet the individual needs and interests of students in preparation for student teaching.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Remote Town

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