The master's program is designed for graduates of education programs who have received initial teacher certification and wish to enhance their teaching skills through advanced studies in instructional practices that are informed by research.
Students seeking admission to graduate programs in the College of Education should first apply through the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska Omaha.
Concentrations are required for each candidate seeking a master's degree in elementary education. Students will choose an area of concentration in a special field which will provide depth in an area of interest. Courses within the concentration will be decided in consultation with the student’s advisor.
Concentrations include: Bilingual Education, Early Childhood Education, ESL, Improvement of Instruction, Inclusionary Practices, Literacy, School Library, STEM, Urban Schools. Please see program requirements.
Endorsements are additions to teaching certificates and do not lead to initial teacher certification. The coursework for the endorsement plans has been approved by the Nebraska Department of Education. After completion, candidates must apply for the additional endorsement(s) at the state department. Please talk to your advisor and submit your endorsement plan of study prior to completion of six hours of coursework.
Endorsements include: Bilingual Education, Early Childhood, ESL/ELL, and School Library.
For more information contact Dr. Kathy Danielson: