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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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Grand Canyon University  Online
Why earn your degree at Grand Canyon University? GCU is a regionally accredited university offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more. Apply today!
Programs Offered:
  • B.S. in Educational Studies (Does Not Lead to Teacher Licensure)
  • B.S. in Secondary Education: Business Education
  • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education
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University of Phoenix  Campus
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
Programs Offered:
  • Continuing Teacher Education

 
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)

 
USC Rossier School of Education  Campus
Advance your teaching career with an online master's degree from University of Southern California Rossier School of Education.
Programs Offered:
  • Master of Arts in Teaching

 
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
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Stratford Career Institute  Online
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Programs Offered:
  • Early Childhood Education

 
Capella University  Campus
As an accredited university with online degree programs in five schools, Capella University is committed to helping you accomplish your goals through a high-caliber educational experience.
Programs Offered:
  • EdS - Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation
  • EdS - Personalized and Competency Based Instruction
  • EdD - Teacher Leader in K-12 Studies
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Greenville College  Campus
Start a new journey at Greenville College
Programs Offered:
  • Curriculum & Instruction MAE
  • Special Ed MAE
  • Coaching

 
Rasmussen College  Campus

Further your education and strengthen your skill set at Rasmussen College

Programs Offered:
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
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Colorado Technical University Online  Campus

A degree from CTU can connect you to what matters most: powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree you hit the ground sprinting. Are you in?

Programs Offered:
  • Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Doctor of Management – Private Sector Higher Education Leadership

 
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