Education Specialist in Elementary Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

The online Education Specialist in Elementary Education program prepares individuals for careers as highly qualified elementary school teachers.  The curriculum provides skills and knowledge in theories on child development, developmental reading, primary math methods, teaching pedagogy, classroom management, and other concepts and skills that are critical for success as classroom teachers.

Courses may include:

  • Curriculum Projects
  • Readings in Teaching and Learning
  • Problems and Issues in Education
  • Introduction to Teacher Leadership
  • Analysis and Evaluation of Teaching

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Alabama at Birmingham is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License

Additional Info

  • Most or all content delivered online with the potential of few on-campus meetings
  • Valid Alabama master's level professional educator certificate in Elementary Education (Class A) or approved equivalent

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