Master of Science in Education, Elementary Education • West Plains

Childhood Education and Family Studies is offering cohort or individual programs for those in the areas of Joplin, Neosho, Nevada and West Plains for the elementary education master's degree. Courses are offered online and occasionally via ITV. Emphasis in middle school, reading, conservation and other areas is available.

Suggested course sequence:

Course Code Course Title Hours Format
Fall Year 1  
ELE 722 Differentiated Instruction 3 Online
ELE 710 Elementary School Curriculum 3 Online
Spring Year 1
ELE 720 Advanced Theory & Practice in Assessment 3 Online
ELE 711 Contemporary Issues 3 Online
Summer Year 1
ELE 721 Standards-Based Integrated Curriculum 3 Online
Fall Year 2
SFR 780 Educational Research Methodology  3 Online
Elective (EEM 696 Problems in Education, suggested)  1-3 Online
Spring Year 2
ELE 772 Research Seminar 3 Online
Elective (ELE 713 Advance Theory and Practice in Communication Arts, suggested) 3 Online
Summer Year 2
Elective (RDG 677 Reading in Content Fields, suggested)  3 Online



Dr. Cynthia Hail, Program Director; 417-836-6065;