Master of Arts in Education/Elementary Teacher Education
The Master of Arts in Education/Elementary Teacher Education (MAED/TED-E) is a graduate degree program preparing candidates for teacher licensure. The guiding philosophy of the MAED/TED-E program is to provide the adult student, who already has a degree in a discipline other than education, with the skills and knowledge that will allow them to become a competent and effective educator. This program focuses on elementary student learning by improving the educator’s responsibility for that learning. Each student/applicant is responsible for checking with his/her state Department of Education and/or school district to determine specific credentialing requirements. This program is not available in all states, so please check with a University of Phoenix Admissions Counselor.
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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
The University of Phoenix Master of Arts in Education/Elementary Teacher Education is pre-accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years, from December 20, 2007 to December 20, 2012. For additional information, visit teac.org.
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