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Master in Teacher Education

The Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP): Elementary at Portland State University prepares elementary classroom teachers to teach multiple academic subjects.

Quick Facts

Duration: 2 years (Full-time) / TBA Part-time
Starting in: June
Tuition Fee: $671 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States) / Online

Through rigorous coursework in educational theory and practice as well as field experiences in public elementary school settings, we prepare outstanding teachers who are strong in subject matter knowledge, expert in instructional decision-making and practices, capable of serving students and families from a wide range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and committed to fair and humane schools and society.

What can you do

When you successfully complete the Graduate Teacher Education Program at Portland State University, you will be prepared to promote the academic, career, personal, and social development of students in elementary education learning environments and will be eligible for a position as an elementary or secondary classroom teacher.

Others move into specialist and administrative roles. GTEP has built an extensive network of partnerships with schools and school districts in the Portland metro area. As a result, our graduates often find jobs within Portland Public Schools. PSU teacher candidates are sought after by principals both for student teaching field placements and for hiring.


Courses Included

  • Learning and Development
  • Integrated Methods and Curriculum Design
  • Instructional Design and Assessment
  • Educating for Equity and Social Justice