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Teacher Education Majors

A major (also known as a major concentration or concentration) is a term for the specific group of courses that give you a basic knowledge of a field of study, which is in addition to your core curriculum. A major is a term most commonly applied to a program of study leading to a bachelor's degree. The teacher education College or School will define a framework for this specialized portion of your studies, including a certain number of required courses and a certain number of "elective" courses relevant to the major. The institution will also define your general education or foundation education requirements. Some majors effectively define your full course of study while others allow you considerable latitude, both within your field of study and in their other courses.Although many students know what they want to take as their major before entering a university or college, ...Read More[+]
A major (also known as a major concentration or concentration) is a term for the specific group of courses that give you a basic knowledge of a field of study, which is in addition to your core curriculum. A major is a term most commonly applied to a program of study leading to a bachelor's degree. The teacher education College or School will define a framework for this specialized portion of your studies, including a certain number of required courses and a certain number of "elective" courses relevant to the major. The institution will also define your general education or foundation education requirements. Some majors effectively define your full course of study while others allow you considerable latitude, both within your field of study and in their other courses.

Although many students know what they want to take as their major before entering a university or college, most institutions do not allow students in the Bachelor of Arts or Science degree programs to officially declare a major until the sophmore year so that they experience a broad range of courses that will help with the decision of the most appropriate major. For some education majors you will need to take specific courses (pre-requisites) before you can even be considered eligible for upper level courses. Some education majors may also have limited enrollment, so in fact you may even be required to apply to get the major you want.

Associate degree programs can also have majors, such as an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in early childhood education. Certificate programs don't have majors as such: they carry a designation (for instance Child Development Associate Certificate) which is much more specific than a general degree title. Hence the designation of the certificate effectively stands in for the "major."
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Teacher Education Majors Schools

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Keiser University Campus  Campus

Keiser University offers degrees in fields that are in demand and provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.

Programs Offered:
  • Education, MS (Online Only)
  • Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Teaching and Learning (Online Only)
  • Elementary Education, BS
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University of Phoenix  Campus
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
Programs Offered:
  • Master of Arts in Education/Curriculum and Instruction
  • Doctor of Education/Educational Leadership

 
Kaplan University  Campus

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs Offered:
  • MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • MA in Teaching (for Aspiring Teachers Grades 5-12)

 
Rasmussen College  Campus

Further your education and strengthen your skill set at Rasmussen College

Programs Offered:
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Accelerated Early Childhood Education Bachelor's Degree

 
Stratford Career Institute  Online
Earn Your Diploma from Home!
Programs Offered:
  • Early Childhood Education

 
Ashworth College  Campus
Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.
Programs Offered:
  • Teacher Assisting

 
McCann School of Business & Technology  Campus
Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.

Programs Offered:
  • Early Childhood Education - Associate in Specialized Business

 
Berks Technical Institute  Campus

Berks Technical Institute (BTI) can help get you from here to a new career!

Programs Offered:
  • Early Childhood Education - Associate in Specialized Business

 
Southwest Florida College  Campus

Southwest Florida College is listening to employers and striving to embrace what they say are the skills that students need upon graduating.

Programs Offered:
  • B.S. - Elementary Education
  • A.S. - Early Childhood Education

 
Grand Canyon University  Online

Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.

Programs Offered:
  • B.S. in Educational Studies (Does Not Lead to Teacher Licensure)
  • M.A. in Teaching - Professional Learning Communities (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
  • M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
  • And more...

 
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