At South College, you can learn how to become a K-5 teacher with a master’s degree in elementary education. Earn your Master of Education in Elementary Education (K-5) Initial Licensure in Knoxville and take your first steps into a more rewarding career in education.
15 months for full-time students
Available for qualified applicants
Earn a Master of Education in Elementary Education (K-5) Initial Licensure degree in Knoxville!
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships is available to those who qualify. To learn more about financial aid options available for students in our elementary education programs, contact a member of our admissions team today.
Elementary education plays an integral role in the mental and social development of children. Young students benefit a great deal from the guidance of caring and well-trained teachers and school administrators. Whether you’re passionate about educating in a private or public setting, our Master of Education in Elementary Education (K-5) Initial Licensure program can help set you on a path to success and a rewarding future as an elementary teacher.
South College’s Master of Education in Elementary Education (K-5) Initial Licensure program is designed for professionals who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and seek to change careers to begin work as a licensed K-5 teacher with a Master of Education degree. The world of education is evolving, and this program is designed to challenge you, inspire you, and equip you to make a real impact.
In our Elementary Education (K-5) Initial Licensure master’s program, you’ll learn from seasoned professionals with extensive education experience who will be your guide as you embark on the pursuit of a new career as an educator. From classroom instruction and development workshops to field experiences and K-5 student mentoring, this program is designed to provide a comprehensive exploration of methods for fostering student engagement and achievement. To support busy professionals, our on-campus courses are offered one evening a week and all day on Saturdays.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).