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Elementary Education Graduate Options

Strengthen your expertise and become a leader in elementary mathematics and/or elementary science education. Earn your master’s or Ph.D. from one of the nation’s top-ranked graduate elementary education programs in the nation.

Why pursue a graduate degree in elementary education at NC State’s College of Education:

U.S. News ranks our program and college among the best in the nation.

The opportunities I have had and the support from faculty I have had as a graduate student in this program are amazing. I don’t think I would have gotten that anywhere else.

Laura Romeo

Laura Romeo

Student in Ph.D. Teacher Education and Learning Sciences: Elementary Education in Mathematics and Science Program Area of Study


ranked graduate elementary education program in U.S.


ranked college of education in U.S.

Top 5%

in education research funding among
colleges of education in U.S.

Application information and deadlines

Dec. 1 for master’s program for spring 2022 enrollment with classes beginning January 2022

Dec. 1 for Ph.D. program for fall 2022 enrollment with classes beginning August 2022

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