Teaching, M.A. | University of West Georgia | Carrollton, United States
24 months
935 USD/credit 15427 USD/year
935 USD/credit 15427 USD/year
241 USD/credit 3976 USD/year
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The Teaching program of University of West Georgia is available for those who would like to add a Georgia Educator Certificate to an existing undergraduate degree.


The Teaching program of University of West Georgia is delivered primarily online, with field experiences in public schools, and leads to a master's degree with teaching certification in grades 6 - 12. The program is a good fit for those who  are career changers, provisionally-certified teachers, or recent college graduates.


  • The teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) he or she teaches and creates learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students.
  • The teacher understands how children learn and develop and can provide learning opportunities that support thier intellectual, social, and personal development.
  • The teacher understands how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners.
  • The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage students.
  • The teacher uses an understanding individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positve social interaction, active engagements in learning, and self-motivation.
  • The teacher uses knowlege of effective verbal, nonverbal and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.
  • The teacher plans instruction based upon knowlege of subject matter, students, the community, and curriculum goals.
  • The teacher understands and uses formal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social, and physical development of the learner.
  • The teacher is a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his or her choices and actions on others (students, parents, and other professionals in the learning community) and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
  • The teacher fosters relationships with school colleagues, parents, and agencies in the larger community to support students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods in Teaching Business Subjects
  • Psychology of Classroom Learning
  • School Law, Policy, and Ethics
  • Curriculum for Educational Leaders
  • School and Classroom Assessment
  • Instructional Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must hold a bachelor's degree in an accepted area for the chosen concentration from a regionally accredited institution to be admitted to the program.
  • A 2.7 GPA is required for admission
  • Exemption options are:  
  • ACT score of 43 or higher (English + Math)
  • Pass the GACE Content in the appropriate field
  • Submit proof of GACE Educator Ethics (test # 360)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15427 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15427 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    3976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 241 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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