Teacher Education Endorsements

The Department of Teacher Education offers several state-approved teaching endorsements. The program is designed for persons who have earned a Master's Degree and wants to add an endorsement to their certificate. All courses in an area must be completed with a grade of at least a “B.”

Credits usable in the planned program must not be older than six calendar years at the time the endorsement is completed.

All endorsement courses must be completed at Albany State University.

Reading Endorsement

Minimum three-year teaching requirement for endorsement

EDRG 5594Introduction to Theory & Pedagogy in Reading Education3
EDRG 5595Diagnostic & Prescriptive Procedures in Reading Education3
EDRG 5596Content Area Literacy3
Total Semester Hours9

Gifted Endorsement

SPED 5516Nature & Charac of Gifted3
SPED 5529Instr Methods in Gifted Edu3
SPED 5536Curriculum for Gifted Edu3
SPED 5545Educational Assessment of Exceptional Children3
Total Semester Hours12

K – 5 Mathematics Endorsement

ECEC 5551Understanding and Teaching Alg3
ECEC 5552Understanding and Teaching Geometry3
ECEC 5553Understanding and Teaching Dat3
Total Semester Hours9

Online Teaching Endorsement

ETEC 5521Teaching Online in K-12 Settin3
ETEC 5522Theoretical Founda of Edu Tech3
ETEC 5523Online Course Design3
ETEC 5524Delivery of Inst in Online Tec3
Total Semester Hours12