The Master of Arts in Education in Elementary Education is designed for individuals who have a bachelor's degree in education and hold current class B certification in elementary and/or early childhood education. 

Coursework takes between 31 and 34 semester hours to complete and includes courses in teaching reading, critical pedagogy, and language development as well as courses in diversity and a practicum. A program checklist can be found on the right and course specific information may be found in the UAB Graduate Catalog.

Admissions Requirements

  • Candidates must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 and a degree in elementary education
  • Candidates must hold current teaching certification in Elementary Education
  • A GRE score of 290 or MAT score of 388