Alabama Graduate Teaching Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

Alabama Graduate Teaching Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

Auburn University Education College

Included in US News and World Report's top 100 graduate schools for Teaching, Auburn University is a large, public, land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university. Auburn offers numerous degrees at the master and doctoral levels in education.

Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching

The PhD in Curriculum and Teaching is offered in the following specializations: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Music Education, Reading Education, Secondary English Language Arts Education, Secondary Mathematics Education, Secondary Science Education, and Secondary Social Science Education. Students will research, analyze, and refine theories of curriculum and strategies for teaching.

Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching

Auburn offers this degree (also an MS in Curriculum and Teaching) for multiple areas. For the secondary education specialties, such as science or history, students complete coursework in combination with fieldwork in their specific specialty (in the case of the Science Education degree, perhaps biology or chemistry). The Elementary Education degrees encompass language arts, math, science, and social studies from a research perspective as well as classes in education. All of these degree programs seek to improve the teaching skills of K-12 teachers and provide requirements for certification upgrade in some states.

Contact Information

* Address: 3084 Haley Center, Auburn University, Alabama 36849-5218
* Phone Number: (334) 844-4446

University of Alabama Graduate School

The largest university in the state, Alabama is a public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The school is listed among US News and World Report's best education graduate schools.

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching (Elementary Education)

The EdD degree is specifically for producing highly skilled teachers while the PhD is focused on creating scholarly researchers. The EdD program consists of core doctoral classes, research courses, humanistic behavioral coursework, and a dissertation.

Master of Arts in Curriculum and Teaching

Students pursuing this MA degree choose between Elementary Education and Teaching and Secondary Education and Teaching options. Secondary Education and Teaching students then follow their area of expertise, such as mathematics, science, language arts, or social studies. Traditional and alternative degree programs are offered in some areas.

Contact Information

* Address: Box 870231, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

* Phone Number: (205) 348-6050

University of Alabama School of Education

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, UAB is ranked in the top 100 US colleges/universities by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The school offers traditional master and doctoral degrees in education as well as alternative master's programs for students holding a bachelor degree with no teacher certification who wish to earn a master's and get their teaching certificate.

Master of Arts in Education

The 33 semester hour MAEd degree at UAB is focused toward advancing the teaching skills and subject matter knowledge of educators. The degree program is scheduled according to the student's choice of specialization.

Contact Information

* Address: 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-1250.

* Phone Number: (205) 934-5371

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