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2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog 
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Specialist in Education with a Major in Advanced Educational Studies

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Program Overview

The Education Specialist in Advanced Educational Studies allows candidates to build upon existing knowledge and skills as a practitioner. Education Specialist degree completers possess advanced knowledge and skills to develop and design curriculum, implement instructional methods that are data-driven and responsive, and assess instructional practices that facilitate student learning. Also, candidates will gain the ability to use fundamental applied research methods informed by theory and inquiry to address everyday, practical educational problems.

Program Contact
Dr. Laura Rychly
Admissions Information

This program requires a secondary admissions process. For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the program admissions website.

Concentration: 9 Hours

Concentration areas include: Secondary Education Biology, Secondary Education Chemistry, Secondary Education Earth Science, Secondary Education Economics, Secondary Education English, Secondary Education French, Secondary Education German, Secondary Education History, Secondary Education Mathematics, Secondary Education Physics, Secondary Education Political Science, Secondary Education Science Education, Secondary Education Spanish, Special Education, Elementary Education, English Speakers of Other Languages, Art Education, Health and Physical Education, Music Education, Middle Grades Education, Secondary Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, and P12 Drama. 

Electives: 9 Hours

Electives may allow educator to add an endorsement such as gifted, reading, STEM, ESOL, or Computer Science. Electives must be at the 6000 level or higher and selected in consultation with the advisor.

  • Elective: 3 Hours
  • Elective: 3 Hours
  • Elective: 3 Hours

Total Hours for the Degree: 30 Hours

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