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The UAB School of Education offers 12 concentrations that may lead to Alabama teacher certification. These concentrations are delivered through 5 programs. Select an option below to learn about the concentrations offered in a specific program or browse the full list below.

For more information use the learn more link beside each concentration.

ProgramConcentrationGradesCourse DeliveryDetailsAdmissions
Arts Education Music - Instrumental P-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Music - Choral  P-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Secondary Education Biology 6-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Chemistry  6-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
English Language Arts 6-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
General Science 6-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
General Social Science 6-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Mathematics 6-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Mathematics: Middle School 4-8 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Physics 6-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Early Childhood and Elementary Education Early Childhood & Elementary Education P-6 Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
2+2 Early Childhood Education Program with Jefferson State Community College* NA Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Early Childhood Non-Certification Option 4 Year* NA Course-Badges-UABgreen-checkCourse-Badges-blue-check Learn more Apply
Kinesiology (formerly Physical Education) Physical Education P-12 Course-Badges-UABgreen-check Learn more Apply

*This concentration does not lead to Alabama teacher certification.

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Certification Only
Ready to teach a different subject or develop your skills in an additional content area?  The certificate only options allow already certified teachers to gain certification in additional areas. 


Masters

Are you a certified teacher with an undergraduate degree in education looking to expand your horizons by furthering your education? Look no further than the Traditional Masters Program. The Traditional Masters is designed for an already certified educator with an undergraduate degree in the field of education.


Educational Specialist
The educational specialist degree option allows already certified teachers with masters degrees to pursue certification in an additional area or to develop deepen content knowledge and leadership skills in their chosen field. Learn about our EdS degrees.


Doctoral
Our doctoral degrees provide a terminal degree option for students looking to earn the highest academic distinction in a given field.  Learn about our doctoral degrees.

 

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Alternative Masters
Are you looking to become a teacher, but do not have an undergraduate degree in the field of education? The Alternative Masters Program is designed for you.  Through this program, individuals with an undergraduate degree outside of the field of education can seek a masters degree in education with teacher certification.  Get started in the teaching profession today!



 

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Advanced Degrees with Administrator Certification

The Educational Leadership program offers a Masters, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees which allow graduates to assume administrative positions in K-12 schools (e.g. assistant principal, principal) as well as in higher education institutions. Learn more about becoming obtaining a degree for assuming an administrative position in educational leadership.


Advanced Degrees without Administrator Certification
There are Educational Specialist and Doctoral programs in fields that do not lead to administrator certification. Instead, these programs prepare graduates to assume non-administrative teacher leadership positions through exposure to cutting edge research methodology and advanced education topics.