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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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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)
  • Undergraduate in Early Childhood
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Keiser University Campus  Campus

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

Programs Offered:
  • Master of Science in Education, Teaching and Learning

 
South College  Campus
Get the skills you need to pursue your dreams at South College, located in Knoxville.
Programs Offered:
  • AS Teaching
  • BS Elementary Education
  • MEd Elementary Education (K-6) Initial Licensure

 
Pacific Oaks College  Campus
Pursue your education at Pacific Oaks College.
Programs Offered:
  • Preliminary Education Specialist Credential
  • M.A. Education with Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • M.A. Education with Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential
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Kaplan University - KHE  Campus

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

Programs Offered:
  • Master of Arts: Teaching
  • Master of Science in Higher Education - College Teaching
  • Master of Science: Education
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Liberty University  Campus

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

Programs Offered:
  • MA Teaching: Middle Grades
  • M.Ed. - Teaching and Learning
  • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning Student Services
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St. Thomas University  Campus

St. Thomas University offers fully online business and education graduate degrees built on a 50-year tradition of scholastic excellence, community leadership, and faith-focused values.

Programs Offered:
  • M.S. in TESOL

 
American InterContinental University Online  Campus
One of the first fully online M.Ed. programs to be accredited by TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)
Programs Offered:
  • Master's (M.Ed.) - Adult Education and Training

 
Colorado Technical University Online  Campus
A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs Offered:
  • Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning

 
Northcentral University  Campus

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

Programs Offered:
  • Global Training and Development - EdS
  • E-Learning - EdS
  • MEd - Reading Education
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