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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
  • Continuing Teacher Education
  • And more...

 
Arizona State University Online  Online
Why ASU? At ASU, learning online is effective, flexible and smart. Every program delivered online is developed by the same excellent faculty who teach on our campuses, and is designed to engage students and professors in meaningful ways. The result? Our students are an integral part of a New American University.

Programs Offered:
  • M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Education
  • Grad Certificate in Gifted Education
  • Grad Certificate in Early Childhood Education
  • And more...

 
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 - Teaching Credential
  • Special Education Credential - Gifted Certificate

 
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)
  • And more...

 
Kaplan University - KHE  Campus
Get a professional education designed with your future in mind at Kaplan University.
Programs Offered:
  • Master of Science in Higher Education : Educational Assessment and Evaluation
  • Master of Science: Education
  • Master of Arts: Teaching
  • And more...

 
Southern Technical College  Campus

Get in, get out, get ahead with Southern Technical College!

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

 
Concordia University Online  Campus
Work toward your degree online with Concordia University.
Programs Offered:
  • M.Ed. in Educational Administration
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader
  • 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...

 
Robert Morris University  Online
Earning a degree online at Robert Morris University allows you to juggle all that life throws your way—work, travel, family, and home.
Programs Offered:
  • Teaching Online (Master's Certificate)

 
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

 
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