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Purdue Global

M.A. Online
18 months
Duration
420 USD/credit
420 USD/credit
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About

If you want to teach but your bachelor’s degree or current job is in another field, the Teaching course from Purdue Global prepares you to make the transition by providing a solid foundation in teaching methods for beginning teachers.

Overview

This  Teaching course from Purdue Global prepares you to make the transition by providing a solid foundation in teaching methods f is taught by faculty who are active professionals in the education field and is based on national professional standards for beginning teachers. You will:

  • Explore the reflective decision-maker model and other research-based theories of learning with an emphasis on student diversity
  • Evaluate current issues in educational psychology and philosophical viewpoints that can affect teaching priorities and strategies
  • Develop skills for effective teaching, including designing curricula, organizing and managing a classroom, building literacy, and assessing secondary student learning

Real-World Teaching Experience

If you enroll in the Iowa teaching certification track, you will complete a 100-hour fieldwork practicum and a 14-week full-time teaching experience at the end of the program. Student teachers will progress from observing classroom dynamics to leading small-group instruction to assuming full responsibility for the classroom. All teaching experiences must be completed at an Iowa school.

Career Opportunities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of kindergarten, elementary, and high school teachers will grow through 2026.† Purdue Global's Master of Arts in Teaching—Iowa Certification track is designed to help qualify you to work as an Iowa teacher in public secondary schools (grades 5 through 12).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Teaching Methods Through Differentiated Instruction
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Reading in the Content Areas
  • Research on Effective Teaching
  • Secondary Student Assessment
  • Perspectives on Diversity
  • Education and Psychology of Exceptional Children

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • 20 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply to Purdue Global’s graduate programs, you must:

  • Submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • By the last day of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. If an official transcript is not submitted by this time, you will be withdrawn from the University, blocked from reentry, and your academic credentials will be withheld until such documentation is provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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