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Teacher Education

The Teacher Education Department in the College of Education is dedicated to preparing professionals who embrace access to education, health, and wellness through effective teaching and learning, advocacy and service, and intellectual engagement. At the undergraduate level, our programs include degrees in Elementary and Special Education, Middle Grades Education, Secondary Education, and P-12 programs in Art, Music, and Physical Education.

Teacher Education Faculty Experts

Sanghee Choi

Kelly McFaden

Associate Degrees may be started on any campus except Dahlonega and can be completed in Gainesville or Oconee (coded below). Read about UNG internal transfer policies.

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

Associate Degree(s) in Core Curriculum with pathway courses

Associate degrees in core curriculum require 18 credit hours in Area F (pathway courses) within the 60 credit hour degree.
Pathway Catalog Campus
Early Childhood Care and Education Pathway (A.S.) C G O
English Education Pathway (A.A.) G O Online
Middle Grades Education Pathway (A.S.) C G O
Music Education Pathway (A.S.) G
Secondary Education Pathway (A.S.) C G O

Bachelor’s Degrees may be started on any campus and can only be completed in Dahlonega or Gainesville (coded below).

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline
Bachelor's Degree Title Catalog Campus
Art Education (B.S.) D
Secondary Education Major with Biology Concentration (B.S.) D G
Secondary Education Major with Chemistry Concentration (B.S.) D G
Elementary and Special Education (B.S.)* C D G
English (B.A.) with Teacher Certification D G
History (B.A.) with Teacher Certification D G
Kinesiology (B.S.) with Teacher Certification G
Mathematics (B.S.) with Teacher Certification D
Middle Grades Education (B.S.) D G
Music Education Major with Choral Concentration (B.S.) D
Music Education Major with Instrumental Concentration (B.S.) D
Secondary Education Major with Physics Concentration (B.S.) D G

Graduate programs at UNG have different admission requirements, application deadlines and tuition rates.  Select a program name or its catalog listing to learn more about UNG’s graduate offerings.  Contact Graduate Admissions if you have questions regarding the application process.

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline
Program Name Catalog Campus
Educational Leadership Certification: School Leadership and Administration, Tier 1 C G
Post-Master’s Certificate in Transfer Leadership and Practice Online
Doctor of Education Online
Education Specialist: Educational Leadership, Tier 2 C G
Master of Arts in Teaching* C D
Master of Education in Middle Grades Math and Science Online
Master of Education with a major in Early Childhood Education Online
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction C
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Online
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in Gifted In-Field Education Online
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in Reading Education Online

Graduate programs at UNG have different admission requirements, application deadlines and tuition rates.  Select a program name or its catalog listing to learn more about UNG’s graduate offerings.  Contact Graduate Admissions if you have questions regarding the application process.

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline
Program Name Catalog Campus
Educational Leadership Certification: School Leadership and Administration, Tier 1 C G
Post-Master’s Certificate in Transfer Leadership and Practice Online
Teacher Certificate Post Baccalaureate Initial Certification C

Accreditation

All teacher education programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GA-PSC) and accredited by the former National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

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