Program Details

An online degree in Education Studies from University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) can be a gateway to beginning a career for those interested in working with learners in any of the following settings: business, public sector, education, childcare

Location:
Chandler, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Bachelor
Specialty:
General Education, General Education, General Education, General Education

Program Overview

Program Description:

An online degree in Education Studies from University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) can be a gateway to beginning a career for those interested in working with learners in any of the following settings: business, public sector, education, childcare, recreation centers, non-profit organizations, health & human services, counseling, social work, psychology, sociology, and career services. Your online courses cover topics from phonics and English language learners to curriculum and child development. Learn to adapt instruction to meet the unique needs of diverse learners. You can also choose a specialization to add focus to your degree. Upon completion of your Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies, you may be able to continue your path to certification with a state-specific program. Each state offers different pathways.

An online degree from The University of Arizona Global Campus does not lead to immediate teacher licensure in any state. If you want to become a classroom teacher, contact your state's education authorities prior to enrolling at The University of Arizona Global Campus to determine what state-specific requirements you must complete before obtaining your teacher's license. The University of Arizona Global Campus graduates will be subject to additional requirements on a state-by-state basis that will include one or more of the following: student teaching or practicum experience, additional coursework, additional testing, or, if the state requires a specific type of degree to seek alternative certification, earning an additional degree. None of The University of Arizona Global Campus's online education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), which is a requirement for certification in some states. Other factors, such as a student's criminal history, may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure or employment in this field of study. All prospective students are advised to visit the Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) and to contact the licensing body of the state where they are licensed or intend to obtain licensure to verify that these courses qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits in that state prior to enrolling. Prospective students are also advised to regularly review the state's policies and procedures relating to licensure as those policies are subject to change.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wascsenior.org

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