Alternative Master’s in Collaborative (K-6)

Alternative Master’s in Collaborative (K-6)

Program Description

Collaborative teaching, sometimes called cooperative teaching or team teaching, involves educators working in tandem to lead, instruct and mentor groups of students. The Special Education department within the AUM College of Education offers an alternative Collaborative Teacher master’s degree program for K-6. This program is designed for students who have not earned an undergraduate education degree or teacher certification.

Career options or settings include:

  • Classroom teacher
  • Homebound instructor
  • Director of special education
  • Special education supervisor or administrator
  • Day care provider in facility or home
  • Preschool teacher
  • In-home interventionist
  • Hospitals/rehabilitation facilities
  • Institutions/group homes
  • Tutor
  • Special education lobbyist
  • Centers/special facilities
  • Parent program consultant
  • Textbook/school supplies consultant
  • Researcher with assistive technology
  • University professor
  • Various local, state and federal departments

Teaching special education requires a person with a special set of teaching skills and knowledge, in addition to qualities such as compassion, humor, creativity and patience. Through coursework and laboratory experiences, AUM College of Education will help guide you to become a successful, competent, committed, reflective special educator. An internship is required.

Collaborative Teacher K-6

Alternative Masters Plan of Study K-6

Traditional Masters Plan of Study

Education Specialist Plan of Study – Online Program

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