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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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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
  • A.A. in Education
  • M.A. in Education/Secondary Teacher Education
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Rasmussen College  Campus

Further your education and strengthen your skill set at Rasmussen College

Programs Offered:
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education Associate's - English Language Learner
  • Early Childhood Education Associates - Child Development
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The University of Texas at Arlington  Online

Pursue your education with The University of Texas Arlington.

Programs Offered:
  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Science
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Literacy
  • And more...

 
Liberty University  Campus

With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs Offered:
  • M.Ed. Teaching & Learning: History
  • AA in Education (Non-Licensure)
  • CERT: Preschool
  • And more...

 
Northcentral University  Campus

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

Programs Offered:
  • Global Training and Development - EdS
  • E-Learning - EdS
  • General Education - Doctor of Education
  • And more...

 
California University of Pennsylvania  Online

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

Programs Offered:
  • MA in Teaching: Advanced Studies in Secondary Education- National Board Preparation
  • Early Childhood Education (Certification Only)
  • Master of Education in Early Childhood Education
  • And more...

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

 
South College  Campus
Get the skills you need to pursue your dreams at South College, located in Knoxville.
Programs Offered:
  • Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Master of Education - Teacher as Instructional Leader

 
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
  • Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Teaching and Learning (Online Only)
  • Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Career College Administration (Online Only)
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Cornerstone University  Campus
Start your path to a degree with Cornerstone University.
Programs Offered:
  • Master of Arts in Education - Educational Technology
  • Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum & Instruction
  • Master of Arts in Education - Educational Leadership

 
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