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Graduate Early Childhood Education Programs

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Master and Education Specialist (EdS) in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education
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AUM’s College of Education offers three graduate program options in both the Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education specialty areas:

  • Traditional Masters: For those who already hold an Alabama Class B Professional Educator Certificate and wish to broaden their knowledge base in elementary education leading to Class A Certification.
  • Alternative Masters: This master’s degree program is designed for students who do not have a bachelor’s degree in education, but want to teach at the kindergarten through 6th grade level. This degree prepares students to teach K-6 and obtain an Alabama Class A Professional Educator Certificate.
  • Education Specialist (EdS): This program is designed for students who have an M.Ed. degree/Class A Certification in elementary education and who wish to broaden their knowledge base in elementary education leading to Class AA Certification.

All of these degree options end in teacher certification, However, under some circumstances a non-certification option is available.

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Elementary Education

Early Childhood Education

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College of Education

At the AUM College of Education, you will have powerful learning experiences, working side by side with professors who have real-world experience.

Our academic departments include  the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology, the Department of Kinesiology, and the Department of Counselor, Leadership and Special Education.

To help you pay for college, you might qualify for one of our scholarships.

Official Degree Name

Master’s and Educational Specialist (EdS) in Instructional Leadership

Modality

The classes in this degree are available in different ways depending on the degree type. Please refer to the information blocks above to see how each one is offered.

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