This is an unofficial description for this program. For official information check the Academic Catalog.

The MS in Elementary Education program at Central Connecticut State University is not being offered by the Department of Literacy, Elementary, and Early Childhood Education at this time.

Program Rationale

This program is designed for applicants who hold a Bachelor's degree (some exceptions apply) and wish to pursue graduate study that will prepare them to apply for Connecticut's initial certification in Elementary Education (grades 1-6).

Program Learning Outcomes

Program is aligned with the InTASC Standards

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must also have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a 4.00 point scale (where A is 4.00), or its equivalent, and good standing (3.00 GPA) in all post-baccalaureate course work. 

Applicants must submit with application:

--Letter of Intent

--Two letters of recommendation from professionals

--Proof of having taken PRAXIS I or SAT

--Official transcripts from undergraduate and any graduate work

The graduate application and application fee must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions.


Major Requirements (33 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 33