Secondary Education Instructional Specialist

Secondary Education Ed.S., Class AA Teaching Certificate

The Instructional Specialist in Secondary Education is a 30-hour post-Masters graduate program which leads to an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree and Class AA Professional Certification in Secondary Education in English Language Arts, Social Studies, General Science, or Mathematics. Those pursuing the Ed.S. will be afforded the opportunity for research in education and advancement of graduate level content coursework in the College of Arts and Sciences.

General Science Ed.S. Course of Study

Mathematics Ed.S. Course of Study

Language Arts Ed.S. Course of Study

Social Studies Ed.S. Course of Study

General Science, Math, and Social Studies Ed.S. Admission Requirements

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 English for Speakers of Other Languages.


  2. One to two-page personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study (Upload document within application in WebAdmit).

 

To apply - click here to get to the Admissions login page.

Language Arts Ed.S. Admission Requirements

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.

 

  1. One to two-page personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study (Upload document within application in WebAdmit).

To apply - click here to get to the Admissions login page.


Academic Advisors:

Susan Ferguson Martin, Ph.D.
English Language Arts, Science
Ph: (251) 380-2797
ferguson@southalabama.edu

Susan Santoli, Ph.D.
Social Studies
Ph: (251) 380-2836
ssantoli@southalabama.edu

Christopher Parrish, Ph.D.
Math
Ph: (251) 461-1941
parrish@southalabama.edu