Preparing children to become successful members of society, elementary school teachers provide the foundation that students will build upon throughout their academic studies. Graduate students in the Elementary Education program learn to create innovative curriculum to motivate young learners to reach their potential.

Based on best practices for child development, the Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Elementary Education degree program prepares teachers to use both traditional and innovative instructional tools to help their students succeed. These educators are able to successfully engage students through creative learning environments and are confident in their educational theory knowledge to help diverse learners.

Points of Distinction

  • Established in 1963, the M.A.T. program helps teachers stay in the forefront of their academic specialty and on the cutting edge of the latest educational strategies and techniques.
  • Accredited by NCATE and DESE, the MAT in Elementary Education blends tradition with technology and prepares educators to move seamlessly from Webster University to their own classrooms.
  • Education programs recognized for their excellence and approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, by the International Reading Association, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Elementary Education Academic Programs

To read about specific program requirements, learning outcomes and how to apply, click on a program from the following list:

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