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Master's Degree with Teacher Certification Accordion

If you do not already have a Texas educator certification but you do have a bachelor’s degree (2.75 GPA or higher), you can seek a master’s of science (MS) degree and educator certification at the same time. As a new teacher with a master’s degree, you’ll be more marketable. In many school districts, educators with a master’s degree are eligible for a higher pay grade. The following programs have been approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

Early Childhood Education (MS) with Teacher Certification

幼儿教育专业为毕业生在公立和私立教育机构的职业生涯做好准备,这些机构的主要重点是幼儿. 幼儿教育专业的毕业生应该具备从出生到四年级的儿童生理和心理发展的知识能力, curriculum theory and development, effective instructional strategies for young children, and the administration and management of classrooms and facilities for young children. This degree involves 18 hours of study in the major and 18 hours of alternative teacher certification.

Secondary Education (MS) with Teacher Certification

对在中学阶段发展课程和教学领导方面的深度和广度的专业知识感兴趣的学生应该选择中等教育专业. 中学教育课程将使毕业生能够熟练地设计和实施行动研究,以改善课堂和学校的实践, the design, implementation and evaluation of secondary school curriculum, the selection of teaching models to address the learning and achievement of secondary school students, 以及在初高中环境中体现哲学体系的课程与教学的选择与设计. The MS option involves 18 hours of study in the major and 18 hours of alternative teacher certification.

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对于那些希望在获得硕士学位之前获得德克萨斯州教育工作者认证的人来说,替代认证计划是一个非学位寻求计划. This program consists of 18 hours of 100% online coursework, but any educator will tell you that there is no substitution for real world experience. You will also do classroom observation and either a paid internship or an unpaid clinical/student-teaching experience.

Alternative and Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

这个项目是专为那些谁已经获得了学士学位,现在寻求使职业过渡到教学专业. 这是一个非学位课程,为那些希望获得德克萨斯州教师资格证书而没有获得硕士学位的人提供.

学士学位后替代认证:对于那些希望攻读硕士学位并获得德克萨斯州教师认证的人, we have four master's programs specifically geared toward achieving your certification. You can choose from a Master of Science in: Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood, Secondary Education, or Special Education.

Career and Technical Education Teacher Certification

我们提供八种职业和技术教育证书,旨在为得克萨斯州认证教师的职业生涯做好准备:贸易和工业教育, Health Science, Marketing all which require work experience plus, Agricultural, Food and Natural Resources; Family and Consumer Sciences Composite; Human Development and Family Studies; Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Technology Education.

If you already have a Texas educator certification and you’re ready to expand your expertise, our professional certifications, master’s and doctoral programs enable you to take your career to the next level.

Expand your ability to teach special topics. To teach a dual-credit class in high school, community college-level courses, or as an adjunct, complete 18 credit hours in that area of study. Find a graduate program that matches your interests.

Our 18-hour graduate certificates are perfect for this purpose, and the credits can be applied toward a number of master’s degrees.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Graduate Certificate

对于已经完成研究生学位或正在积极攻读研究生学位并希望在获得学位的同时获得该证书的学生来说,该证书是理想的. 除了提高英语教学证书(TESOL)所带来的专业地位之外, this Certificate will enable the holder to meet the 18-hour SACS requirement to teach at the College level.

If you are already a teacher with a Texas Teacher Certification, the following programs are designed to help you advance and specialize as an educator.

Early Childhood Education (MED)

幼儿教育专业为毕业生在公立和私立教育机构的职业生涯做好准备,这些机构的主要重点是幼儿. 幼儿教育专业的毕业生应该具备从出生到四年级的儿童生理和心理发展的知识能力, curriculum theory and development, effective instructional strategies for young children, and the administration and management of classrooms and facilities for young children.

English (MA/MS)

Our Master of Arts in English is designed for students who, upon completion, demonstrate a foreign language proficiency while the Master of Science in English is for students without foreign language focus.

Educational Technology (MED/MS)

教育技术是一个在线课程,旨在培养学生在K-16设置技术整合的领导角色. The program focuses on designing digital learning experiences, developing a learning-centered philosophy of technology integration, communicating effectively using a variety of media, and applying research to make informed decisions for integrating technologies into teaching and learning.

Organization, Learning and Technologies (MS)

The Master of Science in Organization, Learning and Technologies program is a multidisciplinary study of human resource development, organizational leadership and organizational change in a variety of organizational settings. This program is particularly aimed at students and working professionals aspiring to learn or improve themselves as leaders, trainers and organizational improvement specialists.

Mathematics (MS) Teaching Emphasis

The graduate program in mathematics prepares you for employment as an educator on various levels, additional study at the doctoral level or one of the many non-academic areas in which mathematicians work. Graduate work in mathematics leading to the master’s degree is offered with an emphasis in actuarial science, algebra, analysis, biological mathematics, combinatorics, coding theory, differential equations, differential geometry, image analysis and processing, or probability-statistics.

Secondary Education (MED)

对在中学阶段发展课程和教学领导方面的深度和广度的专业知识感兴趣的学生应该选择中等教育专业.   中学教育课程将使毕业生能够熟练地设计和实施行动研究,以改善课堂和学校的实践, the design, implementation and evaluation of secondary school curriculum, the selection of teaching models to address the learning and achievement of secondary school students, 以及在初高中环境中体现哲学体系的课程与教学的选择与设计.

Organization, Learning and Technologies (MS)

The Master of Science in Organization, Learning and Technologies program is a multidisciplinary study of human resource development, organizational leadership and organizational change in a variety of organizational settings. This program is particularly aimed at students and working professionals aspiring to learn or improve themselves as leaders, trainers and organizational improvement specialists.

Educational Technology Library Science (MS/MED)

A master’s degree in educational technology library science from A&移动商务结合了教育技术硕士的核心课程和德克萨斯州学校图书管理员认证所需的课程. Students engage in experiential, project-and problem-based learning opportunities to create an e-portfolio of work to share with colleagues and future employers. Graduates of the program earn credentials to become certified Texas School Librarians or Library Media Specialists.

Educational Technology (MED/MS)

教育技术是一个在线课程,旨在培养学生在K-16设置技术整合的领导角色. The program focuses on designing digital learning experiences, developing a learning-centered philosophy of technology integration, communicating effectively using a variety of media, and applying research to make informed decisions for integrating technologies into teaching and learning.

School librarians have the opportunity to share a love for reading with students of all ages. You will teach students the fundamentals of using a library and its resources. You may collaborate with educators to help them find the necessary materials and resources to enhance their classroom experience. You will need two years of teaching experience and a school librarian certification to become a school librarian.

If you do not already have a master’s degree, we recommend the Educational Technology Library Science (MS/MED) program, which includes the school librarian certification.

Educational Technology Library Science (MS/MED)

A master’s degree in educational technology library science from A&移动商务结合了教育技术硕士的核心课程和德克萨斯州学校图书管理员认证所需的课程. Students engage in experiential, project-and problem-based learning opportunities to create an e-portfolio of work to share with colleagues and future employers. Graduates of the program earn credentials to become certified Texas School Librarians or Library Media Specialists.

If you already have a master’s degree, 你可以单独获得学校图书管理员证书,也可以将其与第二个硕士学位相结合,以提高市场竞争力和技能培养. The Educational Technology Library Science (MS/MED) program is ideal because it includes the school librarian certification.

Educational Technology Library Science (MS/MED)

A master’s degree in educational technology library science from A&移动商务结合了教育技术硕士的核心课程和德克萨斯州学校图书管理员认证所需的课程. Students engage in experiential, project-and problem-based learning opportunities to create an e-portfolio of work to share with colleagues and future employers. Graduates of the program earn credentials to become certified Texas School Librarians or Library Media Specialists.

Current Educators

If you have a teacher certification and have been teaching for three years, consider earning your master's degree in special education! Our program teaches you how to identify and equip students with exceptional needs. You'll learn how to support students with disabilities in all grade levels (K-12). We offer a thesis and non-thesis track.

Future Educators

Are you ready for a career change? Interested in becoming an educator but don't have a teaching certificate yet? We're here to help! Earn your teaching certificate while studying special education through our post-baccalaureate certification program. Our non-thesis track educates you in student engagement, classroom management and teaching interventions.

Educational Diagnostician Certification

Learn how to assess and diagnose exceptional learners through our Educational Diagnostic Certification track. You'll design prevention and intervention strategies that helps educators work with exceptional learners. We offer a thesis and non-thesis track.

School counselors, school psychologists and school social workers provide services to support students and encourage healthy development. School counselors deliver basic services to a broad range of students, while school psychologists provide specialized mental health care services to students who are struggling. School social work is a specialized field devoted to school-age children and families in educational environments. School social workers wear many hats including truancy officer, case manager, student and parent advocate, student mediator, counselor and distributor of resources.

To be a school counselor, 你需要两年的教学经验和咨询硕士学位,至少48小时的咨询课程.

If you are pursuing a career in school counseling, our master's of counseling degree offers two tracks.

  • Our school counselor track prepares you to provide guidance to students of all ages
  • Our school counseling with LPC track helps you understand the importance of group dynamics, family therapies and assessments within our communities.

If you already have a master’s of science in counseling, our doctoral program in counselor education and supervision offers the ability to practice, educate or lead in counseling.

Our specialist program in school psychology prepares you to help educators create a safe, welcoming and supportive learning environment for students.

Our social work program prepares bachelor’s and master’s students to work in schools. As a student in our program you can complete internships at schools preparing you to work in this area. Our BSW graduates may work for agencies like Communities in Schools, allowing them to work within the schools to help at-risk students stay and perform well. Our MSW graduates are able to work as a school social worker providing case management, counseling and psycho-social services to help students resolve personal, emotional or social problems that may interfere with student success.

Social Work (BSW)

Our faculty will provide you with the vast knowledge of expertise, research and practice experience in the social work field including areas of social welfare, social justice and diversity. 您将有机会从对社会工作教育和社会工作专业的进一步发展有强烈愿望和承诺的教师那里学习各种课程.

Social Work (MSW)

我们先进的通才视角提供了对社会工作许多领域的全面了解,并为您的LMSW实践做好准备. Our selection of courses is eclectic and student centered, and our field education program works with hundreds of agencies in a variety of social work settings. 学位课程是灵活的,有全职和兼职的选择,确保你可以按照自己的节奏进步,最适合你的生活方式.

Our programs prepare you for the administrative responsibility of the planning, operating and supervising programs, services and facilities In a school or district. They also give you the tools to evaluate the effectiveness of these resources.

Certificates
Master’s Degree Programs

Secondary Education (MED)

对在中学阶段发展课程和教学领导方面的深度和广度的专业知识感兴趣的学生应该选择中等教育专业.   中学教育课程将使毕业生能够熟练地设计和实施行动研究,以改善课堂和学校的实践, the design, implementation and evaluation of secondary school curriculum, the selection of teaching models to address the learning and achievement of secondary school students, 以及在初高中环境中体现哲学体系的课程与教学的选择与设计.

Doctoral Degree Programs

Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction (Ed.D.)

This degree prepares graduate students for careers in K-12 public and private schools, regional educational training facilities, college and university settings, and research and development centers.  A graduate with the Doctor of Education degree should possess competencies in research methods, statistics, curriculum, instructional design, learning, instructional strategies and effective teaching.

To become a school principal in Texas, you will need two years of teaching experience, a master's degree, and our principal certification.

If you do not already have a master's degree, our online educational administration (M.Ed) degree program, which includes principal certification, is the most likely path. However, you can pursue any one of our master's degrees and combine it with the principal certification. You will need one year of teaching experience when you begin the educational administration (MED) program.

Secondary Education (MED)

对在中学阶段发展课程和教学领导方面的深度和广度的专业知识感兴趣的学生应该选择中等教育专业.   中学教育课程将使毕业生能够熟练地设计和实施行动研究,以改善课堂和学校的实践, the design, implementation and evaluation of secondary school curriculum, the selection of teaching models to address the learning and achievement of secondary school students, 以及在初高中环境中体现哲学体系的课程与教学的选择与设计.

If you already have a master’s degree, you can earn the principal certification completely online.

If you are already a certified principal or have experience as a school administrator, our doctoral programs are designed for you. 你可以利用这些学位来提升你作为校长的职业生涯,或者追求管理者的认证,带领更多的学生走向成功.

Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction (Ed.D.)

This degree prepares graduate students for careers in K-12 public and private schools, regional educational training facilities, college and university settings, and research and development centers.  A graduate with the Doctor of Education degree should possess competencies in research methods, statistics, curriculum, instructional design, learning, instructional strategies and effective teaching.

To be a school superintendent in Texas, you will need three years of teaching experience, three years of managerial experience, a master’s degree, principal certification and our superintendent certification.

If you do not already have a master's degree, our online educational administration (MEd) degree combined with Superintendent Certification is the most-likely path.

The EDD program can advance your career as an administrator and can be combined with the superintendent certification.

What does it take to become a college professor? Earn a master’s and/or doctoral degree in your chosen field to gain college-level teaching experience and to hold the credentials required to teach at the college level.

To begin teaching college courses, 南方学院和学校协会(SACS)要求硕士学位或博士学位,在所教授的学科中有18个研究生学时.

Expand Your Expertise!

Increase the breadth of topics you can teach with our graduate certificates.

With our graduate degrees and certificates in higher education, you might work to improve a college’s admissions, alumni programs or student affairs. You may become a coordinator or director in any number of fields. Higher education is a unique multidisciplinary field of study. You will explore organizational theories, behaviors, development, and critical issues that are applicable to today's complex and modern organizational settings. Once you understand how a college or university works, you will also understand how other organizations such as for-profits, non-profits, governmental, military, or social service agencies should work.

Higher Education (MS)

At A&M-Commerce, we offer one of the nation's largest Higher Education programs, giving you excellence in education and endless opportunities. Our flexible degree prepares you for a wide-range of careers in academic counseling, college teaching, educational policymaking, or nonprofit organizations.

Organization, Learning and Technologies (MS)

The Master of Science in Organization, Learning and Technologies program is a multidisciplinary study of human resource development, organizational leadership and organizational change in a variety of organizational settings. This program is particularly aimed at students and working professionals aspiring to learn or improve themselves as leaders, trainers and organizational improvement specialists.

Educational Technology (MED/MS)

教育技术是一个在线课程,旨在培养学生在K-16设置技术整合的领导角色. The program focuses on designing digital learning experiences, developing a learning-centered philosophy of technology integration, communicating effectively using a variety of media, and applying research to make informed decisions for integrating technologies into teaching and learning.

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