EdS in Secondary Education - Overview

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Program at a Glance

Delivery Format - Gadsden

Number of Credit Hours - 30

Tuition per Hour - $420

Fees - $10 graduate College of Education fee (per hour)

Application Deadline - April 1 - summer cohort, July 1 - fall cohort, November 1 - spring cohort

*Test scores are waived for the Summer and Fall 2020 application semesters.

Accreditation - National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Required Entrance - Master level teaching certificate

Programs, courses and tuition subject to change.

The Education Specialist degree program in Secondary Education is designed for current professionals who are interested in pursuing a degree leading to an Alabama Class “AA” Professional Certificate in secondary education.  The teacher graduating from the EdS program will be capable of participating in the educational decision-making process and will possess the knowledge and skills to facilitate positive change at the classroom, school, and district levels. An emphasis is placed on the analysis and adaptation of instructional strategies applied to diverse instructional contexts.

The content areas offered at The University of Alabama Gadsden Center include history, social science composite, biology, general science, math, and English Language Arts.

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