Degrees | Departments

The College of Education offers 17 education programs, which are housed in three different departments. The College recently added new alternative certification options for Special Education and Secondary Education in an effort to assist school districts in recruiting more special educators and high school teachers in the high needs areas of science and math.

Educational Leadership (EDL) offers graduate-level programs in the following options: Principal and Superintendent.

Counseling and Special Education (CASE) offers graduate-level programs in Special Education; Early Childhood Special Education; Counselor Education; and leveling courses for the affiliated M. S. in Speech, Language and Auditory Pathology via a UAA-MOA with East Carolina University.

Department of Teaching and Learning (DTL) offers programs in the following options: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Early Childhood Development; Bachelor of Arts (BAEC) and Post-Baccalaureate degrees in Early Childhood Education; Bachelor of Arts (BAEL) and Baccalaureate degrees in Elementary Education; Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) leading to secondary education; and the Master of Education (MED) in Teaching and Learning.

The following degrees and majors are offered by the UAA College of Education within 3 academic departments:

Department of Teaching and Learning

Department of Counseling and Special Education
Department of Educational Leadership


ProgramCodeCredits
Associate of Applied Science - Early Childhood DevelopmentAAS/ECDV61
Bachelor of Arts - Early Childhood EducationBA/BAEC121-122
Bachelor of Arts - Elementary EducationBA/BAEL120-131
Certificate - Early Childhood DevelopmentCT1/ECDV34
Graduate Certificate - Counselor EducationGCRT/CNED12-18
Graduate Certificate - Language EducationGCRT/LGED12-25
Graduate Certificate - PrincipalGCRT/TCPR24
Graduate Certificate - Special EducationGCRT/SPED24
Graduate Certificate - SuperintendentGCRT/ENSU24
Master of Arts in Teaching - Education (7-12; K-12)MAT/EDUC32-35
Master of Education - Counselor EducationMED/CNED48
Master of Education - Early Childhood Spec EducMED/ECSE36
Master of Education - Educational LeadershipMED/EDLD36
Master of Education - Special EducationMED/SPED36
Master of Education - Teaching and LearningMED/TRLN30
Post Baccalaureate Cert - Early ChildhoodPBCT/ERCH31-51
Post Baccalaureate Cert - Elementary Ed (K-6)PBCT/TCEL29-49