Elementary Education Graduate Program

Traditional Elementary Education Graduate Program

Eight-Week

Accelerated Courses

Remote learning

Obtain your MAT from home

100+ hours

in the field prepares you for life as a teacher

2.5 years

To Complete

Saint Xavier University's Traditional Elementary Education Graduate Program will prepare you for an Illinois Professional Educator License with an endorsement to teach students in Grades 1-6.

This transformative and affordable experience is designed for those who have an undergraduate degree and is available in both on-campus and online formats. Online delivery will offer weekly flexibility, particularly if you have to balance multiple commitments, and is open to those across Illinois who otherwise may not be able to attend SXU on-campus.

Please check out the program requirements and admission requirements for full details about what is necessary to apply.

Staying the Course

SXU's Elementary Education graduate program provides a clear college-to-career pathway for you. Our experienced faculty will introduce you to the professional, ethical and moral responsibility of teaching to prepare you to learn about topics such as:

Through three levels of education, including field experience through each course, you will learn how to apply your knowledge to the classroom through innovative ways to lead your students. Please see the course descriptions for additional information.

Field Experience

During the Elementary Education (MAT) program, you will be required to fulfill at least 100 hours in the field. SXU's Education Department will provide designated sites for your field experience, though if you work at a school you might use your school as field experience as well. Please see our frequently asked questions page for additional information.

Graduation Requirements

All coursework must be completed within five years of admission. A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 must be maintained. A grade of D in a course is not acceptable toward satisfying degree or certification requirements. Not more than 6 hours of appropriate graduate credit, taken prior to being admitted to Saint Xavier University and taken within the past five years, may be transferred from another institution.

Program Highlights


Remote Learning
(Due to COVID-19)


18 or 24 month options

36
 

Next start date:
April 25, 2020

Tuition Per Credit Hour: $575
Credit Hours to Complete: 47
Approximate Cost: $27,025
 

Contact Information

If you have questions or would like to find out more information, please contact:

Graduate Admission
Phone: 773-298-3053
Email: graduateadmission@sxu.edu

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