2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    Nov 30, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)

Accelerated Elementary Reading and Mathematics (Grades K–6) - MS in Education

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Walden University offers an accelerated MS in Education specialization in Elementary Reading and Mathematics* that allows students to earn their degrees faster and more cost effectively. In this format, students will:

  • Complete four accelerating courses and six traditional courses, all of which are instructor-led.
  • Take two accelerating courses concurrently twice in the course of the program.
  • Progress in the program with faculty assessing submitted assignments approximately every two weeks throughout each accelerating course and weekly in the traditional courses.

*This accelerated specialization is for new students only.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program, educator professionals will be able to:

  1. Utilize a variety of manipulative materials and emerging technological resources in the classroom to incorporate the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Process Standards and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice into teaching and learning.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to teach all students to understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems
  3. Utilize a variety of assessment tools and practices to plan and evaluate effective reading instruction.
  4. Evaluate reading and literacy development of all students including academically diverse learners.


Degree Requirements

  • 30 total semester credits

Note on Teacher Licensure or Certification

This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.