Instructional Specialist in Early Education

Early Childhood Ed.S.

The Instructional Specialist in Early Childhood Education is a 30-hour post-Masters graduate program which leads to an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree and Class AA Professional Certification in Early Childhood Education.

Course of Study 

Admission Requirements

  1. Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

    Official transcripts* can be sent by mail or electronically. Instructions can be found under “Help” on the application.

    *USA students applying to a USA graduate program in the College of Education and Professional Studies should complete a transcript request form (PDF) found on the University Registrar's Office website.

    In the Name/Organization field for the transcript recipient write, "USA Graduate School". There is no charge associated with this request. This option applies only to USA transcripts for students applying to USA graduate programs.

 

  1. A valid master’s-level (Class A) professional educator certificate in the same teaching field(s) in which the Class AA Professional Educator Certificate is sought.
    OR
    A valid bachelor’s-level (Class B) professional educator certificate in the same teaching field in which the Class AA professional educator certificate is sought and a valid master’s-level (Class A) professional educator certificate in reading.
    OR
    A valid bachelor’s-level (Class B) professional educator certificate in the same teaching field in which the Class AA professional educator certificate is sought and a valid master’s-level (Class A) professional educator certificate in English for Speakers of Other Languages.

  2. Personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study (Upload document within application in WebAdmit).

 

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Academic Advisor:

Dr. Rebecca Giles
Phone | (251) 380-2899
rgiles@southalabama.edu