Elementary Education Unified Masters

Program Overview

The accelerated Master of Science in Elementary Education Unified program at MNU allows you to complete your degree or licensure in both Elementary Education and Special Education while earning a masters degree.

The accelerated program is structured so that you can work toward your masters degree in Elementary Education and Special Education in a flexible format built for working adults.

Take advantage of the licensure option, giving you the same ability to teach in an elementary setting in just 18 months. You could be able to work full-time during the first 12 months of the program, before you begin your student teaching.

you Should Know

  • Meets fully online, with exception of student teaching experience
  • Fulfill 42 credit hours at $450 per credit hour
  • Complete your Master's and Licensure in 18-24 months

Our program is fully accredited by CAEP and KSDE. Offered completely online, our instructors often enhance their lessons with podcasts, vodcasts, social networking, wikis, and other electronic delivery technology. Students may also engage in real-time webcasts with instructors throughout the program using virtual collaboration tools like Zoom, allowing for asynchronous and synchronous learning each week.

Next Opportunity*

  • January 10, 2022

*For information on our priority application deadlines and registration deadlines, please contact us at 913-971-3800 or at pgadmissions@mnu.edu.

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Costs & Value

A degree from MNU is a competitively priced, affordable option designed for students with a busy schedule. We’re here to help you find the best options to assist you as you work toward earning your degree.

  • Credit Hours: 42 total
  • Tuition: $450/credit hour* *Prices effective July 1, 2020 for new starts.

Payment Options

Your degree is an investment in your future. We have a variety of different payment options available, so you can choose the option or combination of options, that best fits your situation. Total cost, including fees and tuition, will be calculated based on your program, and can be divided into multiple payments.
The Federal Direct Student Loan Program is an additional payment option. MNU School Code: 007032. Information and applications may be obtained from the Student Financial Aid Services Office at (913) 971-3298 or finaid@mnu.edu

Family Education Discount

MNU partners with many metro companies, organizations, and schools to provide reduced education costs for employees. With these partnerships, employees and some immediate family members can receive a discount on the Master of Science in Accelerated Elementary Education Unified Program.

Military/Veteran Financial Aid

MNU appreciates the service and protection that the Military provides for us all. We offer a Military Financial Aid Program that can help active military, veterans and their spouses reposition themselves in the working world.


Job Opportunities

Advanced certification like Graduate Teacher Certification from MNU can open doors on your career. Our Career Options tool lets you explore real-time current job opportunities that this degree could qualify you for. We've pre-selected the Kansas City metro for you, but if you're located elsewhere, or looking to move, simply update the location and you can see job opportunities anywhere in the U.S.

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Our People are the Difference

Our faculty and staff bring real world experience and expertise to the classroom and with a Christlike mindset, we are here to support your success throughout your program.