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Teaching

University of West Georgia

M.A. Blended
24 months
Duration
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

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.

Overview

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.

Objectives

  • 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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.7
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
69
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Admissions Office
  • Students must hold a bachelor's degree in an accepted area from a regionally accredited institution to be admitted to the program
  • A 2.7 GPA is required for admission
  • Students must pass or exempt the GACE Program Admission Assessment (formerly GACE Basic Skills)
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1446 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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