ALTERNATIVE MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION

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Karon Bishop
Assistant Professor of Education
kbishop@umobile.edu
251.442.2353

Alternative Master of Arts in Education

The Alternative Master of Arts in Education at the University of Mobile is designed for persons looking to change careers and enter the field of education as an early childhood or elementary education teacher. This program is offered in a blended (on-campus and online) format and allows you to begin classes at any time (Fall, Spring or Summer semesters).

The alternative education program was created for persons who have completed baccalaureate degrees in non-teacher certification programs from accredited colleges or universities. Options are:

Some characteristics of effective professionals in the field of early childhood and elementary education include communication skills, empathy, resourcefulness, patience and organizational skills.


View Elementary Education Requirements

View Early Childhood Requirements

PROGRAM BENEFITS

 - Small 13:1 student-faculty ratio means small classes and individual attention from School of Education faculty
- Convenient program allows you to start any semester
- Qualify for Alabama State Teacher Certification in early childhood or elementary education

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Early Childhood Teacher
Elementary Teacher
Grade Level Chair
Lead Teacher
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 “Since the undergraduate degree can be from any field, students in the Alternative Master of Arts in Education Program come from all walks of life, bringing experiences from the world of work into the classroom to enhance and expand instruction.”

Karon Bishop, MEd
Program Contact Alternative Master of Arts in Education
Assistant Professor of Education


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