Brenau’s online Ed.S. degree can position you to help shape a more effective teaching and learning environment for today’s youngest students.
Brenau offers this one-year online program for those who already have a master’s degree in education and at least two years of full-time teaching experience. It provides you additional depth of knowledge in early childhood education (ECE) assessment, leadership, teaching and research for children in pre-K to fifth grade. You will also have opportunities to discover and apply subject-specific innovations in your own classroom – or in a new career setting such as instructional design or a supervisory role.
Brenau’s elementary education specialist program helps you:
Our number-one priority is providing easy access to quality education so you can improve your life and achieve your career goals. Take advantage of resources like our professional tutoring program, academic coaching and the writing center – all of which serve online students.
Complete coursework for this program 100% online for greater flexibility
Brenau University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Classes last for seven weeks and you can earn your degree in one year
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Brenau University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Core courses for the Ed.S. in elementary education include:
While an M.Ed. program delivers broad knowledge that is useful across the educational spectrum, an education specialist degree delves deeply into more specific subject matter. The Ed.S. is a postgraduate degree that covers highly specialized curriculum. Educators who seek advanced professional training for very defined age groups are perfect candidates for an education specialist degree.
For some, college is about finding an entirely new career path rather than advancing in one’s current field. After a decade in the banking business, Matt made what he calls “one of the best decisions I’ve ever made” by choosing to pursue a graduate degree in education from Brenau. The quality of the curriculum and instructors attracted him to Brenau, while the flexibility of online courses aided his transition toward graduation, certification and his current role as a special education coordinator.