Graduate programs in Teacher Education
Master of Science in Education - Spring Hill’s Master of Science in Education program is designed to build on a student’s previous preparation as a professional educator. Key themes of the program include a focus and commitment to service and learning; dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of students; and skill development to teach in a culturally diverse society. The curriculum provides a solid background in students’ chosen teaching field and courses that further develop knowledge in the art of teaching, research-based best practices, and reflective practice, while fostering critical thinking skills allowing graduates to bring well informed perspectives on educational practices and policies into the workplace. Successful completion of the program leads to Alabama Class A certification. The program includes 33 semester hours of graduate-level coursework.
Master of Arts in Teaching - Spring Hill’s Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed to provide high-quality preparation for students with a previously earned baccalaureate degree, in a field other than education, to become effective teachers and educational leaders in today’s competitive and challenging job market. The curriculum provides a solid background in students’ chosen teaching field and courses that make students knowledgeable and competent in the art of teaching, while critical thinking skills are fostered allowing graduates to bring well informed perspectives on educational practices and policies into the workplace.
Early Childhood Education – Pre-school through 3rd grade
Elementary Education – Kindergarten through 6th grade
Secondary Education – Grades 6 through 12 English Language Arts General Social Science History
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Alabama State Board of Education
International Student Requirements:
In addition to general admission requirements, international students must also provide the following: A. An official copy of a course by course evaluation of credentials earned outside the U.S., by an approved evaluation service like, World Education Service (www.wes.org). B. An official copy of an English proficiency test score report indicating an acceptable score C. Proof of financial resources showing student's ability to cover expenses for the first academic year, D. Proof of health insurance. Otherwise, students must purchase Spring Hill College’s institutional health insurance.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 33-39
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $355 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999