The Master of Education (M.Ed.) focuses graduate study on the advanced professional preparation of the classroom teacher. Courses, independent study and practicum experiences are available in many of the curriculum areas. Goals of the program are to encourage teachers to work more intensely with individuals, be more effective as classroom teachers, and make a broader contribution in the education field.
Licensed teachers with a bachelor's degree in elementary education or early childhood may pursue either the Master of Education or the Master of Science. Non-licensed individuals who have earned a bachelor's degree in a field of study other than education may only pursue the Master of Science.
UND also offers an Elementary Education Resident Teacher Program which allows first year teachers an opportunity to earn a Master in Education through coursework and teaching in the Grand Forks Public Schools.