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Degrees in Education

The process of becoming a teacher requires a combination of commitment to helping students develop their full potential and mastering the techniques required to transfer knowledge to those we teach.  Teachers impact all of us in profound ways, starting at the elementary school and later on in life when we pursue professional careers in adult settings. 

Teaching in today’s diverse society requires interpersonal skills and knowledge that transcend human, cultural and linguistic barriers.  CAU offers the opportunity to become an ethically and emotionally mature teacher that can change lives and set students on the path of knowledge and success.

The time is NOW to pursue your dream of becoming the teacher you always wanted to be, a professional capable of inspiring others, changing lives, and transforming minds to create a better world.

CAU’s Education Programs offer three degrees that will help students achieve their dreams of becoming teachers in various settings.

The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education prepares students to teach in grades 1 through 6.  The program is designed as a major in Elementary School Education that leads to meet the requirements for certification in the State of Florida and consists of 124 credits of coursework.  CAU’s Elementary Education Program focuses on early detection and remediation of conditions that may impact academic achievement.

The Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education with a concentration in Varying Exceptionalities is designed for students who wish to obtain a teaching certification within the State of Florida.  The program will prepare students to become culturally competent educators capable of responding to the special and unique needs of children with exceptionalities in grades K-12.

The Online Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a concentration in Exceptional Student Education is designed for students who wish to gain advanced knowledge and skills in the area of second language acquisition.  The program will prepare culturally competent educators to respond to the unique language needs of children and adults with limited English language proficiency.

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  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Commission for Independent Education