Brenau’s online Ed.S. degree can elevate both your teaching ability and career path with children in grades four through eight.
This program caters to experienced teachers with a master’s degree who would like to assume greater responsibility in educational decisions and processes within a school, district or community. You will learn to refine your skills in mentorship, professional development, curriculum and assessment design. These skills can be applied both in your classrooms and in a collaborative and challenging online atmosphere.
Brenau’s middle grades 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 our writing center – all of which serve online students.
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Brenau University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Core classes for the Ed.S. in middle grades education (MG) 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.