Master of Arts in Teaching - Elementary Education

Master of Arts in Teaching with a cognate in Elementary Education

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Liberty University's online Master of Arts in Teaching - Elementary Education is specifically geared toward individuals with no prior teaching experience who are interested in gaining initial teaching licensure in elementary education. Along with core courses, you will study math, natural sciences, language acquisition and reading skills. This program prepares you for licensure and will ensure that student teaching requirements are met.

This program is accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards through the CAEP Accreditation System.

Quick Facts

Program Delivery Format

Credit Hours

  • 36 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.

Degree Requirements

  • Three credit hour internship/student teaching



  • The Education Department will verify that students have completed one of Liberty’s Virginia state-approved licensure programs. Students should verify any additional licensure requirements with their home state. For state approval information, visit

Potential Career Fields

  • Elementary School Teacher

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