|Institution Name||:||Brenau University|
|Institution Type||:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting||:||City: Small|
|Student-to-faculty ratio||:||11 to 1|
|Student population||:||2,770 (1,809 undergraduate)|
This NCATE approved teacher education masters program offers courses in reading, language arts literature, social studies, science, math, technology, child development and multiculturalism. Self-expression and creativity are encouraged as a part of the learning process. The specialized knowledge reflected in Brenauâ€™s graduate courses in early childhood takes into account immediate experiences for the developing child as well as long-term learning. Program requirements include 34 semester hours divided into six components. The programâ€™s capstone activity is either a comprehensive exam or an applied research project. In addition to Brenau Universityâ€™s SACS accreditation, this program is also accredited by the School of Educationâ€™s NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) accreditation. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.
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Founded in 1878, Brenau University's College of Education serves the state, nation and world through its research studies, initial teacher certification program, continuing education and a variety of services to state and local education agencies. The same expert BU professors who teach in the classroom teach its online courses. Therefore, as an online student, you truly get the best of both worlds: a dynamic web-based learning experience grounded in the rich history and tradition of Brenau University. Its online platform allows you to collaborate with classmates for group projects, correspond with your teacher, access course syllabi, explore an online library, and more. In addition, you'll also enjoy the same student support services, from academic advising to financial aid. Students applying to BU will have all the benefits of earning a degree from a well-established, nationally respected institution, with the convenience of an online delivery system that allows them to balance their professional and personal lives while obtaining an advanced degree.
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