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Elementary Education, Specialist

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
Our Educational Specialist (Ed. S.) degree program in Elementary Education from University of West Georgia is designed to prepare teacher leaders who are instrumental in the creation and implementation of instructional policies and practices that ensure that all students can and do learn. 
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Overview

Program coursework and field experiences expand and deepen graduates’ theoretical and pedagogical knowledge and enable graduates to understand and apply innovative, emerging research on developments in Elementary Education.

Key Features 

  • Our Educational Specialist (Ed. S.) degree program in Elementary Education at University of West Georgia is designed to prepare teacher leaders who are instrumental in the creation and implementation of instructional policies and practices that ensure that all students can and do learn. 
  • Program coursework and field experiences expand and deepen graduates' theoretical and pedagogical knowledge and enable graduates to understand and apply innovative, emerging research on developments in Elementary Education. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      12-18 months

  • Credits
    27 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Lifespan Human Development
  • The Young Child: Home and Community
  • Advanced Curriculum Seminar
  • Teacher as Leader
  • Research Seminar
  • Professional Seminar

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A Level 5 clear and renewable professional certificate in Elementary Education based on a Master's degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education is required.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 in graduate coursework
  • A professional resume reflecting a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience at the T-5 Masters level.

Tuition Fee

Funding

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