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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 G
English Education G O
Middle Grades Education G
Music Education G
Secondary Education G

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
B.A. in English with Teaching Certification D G
B.A. in History with Teacher Certification D G
B.S. in Art Education D
B.S. in Secondary Education with a Concentration in Biology D
B.S. in Secondary Education with a Concentration in Chemistry D
B.S. in Elementary and Special Education D
B.S. in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Teacher Certification G
B.S. in Mathematics with Teacher Certification D
B.S. in Middle Grades Education D G
B.S. in Music Education(Choral Track) D
B.S. in Music Education(Instrumental Track) D
B.S. in Secondary Education with a Concentration in Physics D

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 C
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

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
Post-Master’s Certificate in Transfer Leadership and Practice Online
Doctor of Education Online
Master of Education in Middle Grades Math and Science Online
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
Minors may be only completed in conjunction with a Bachelor’s Degree.

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
Studies in English Language Learning (SELL) Minor

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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