programs

Education and Human Sciences

The University of North Alabama offers master's programs that lead to Alabama Professional Educator Certification. The Traditional Class A Program is designed for teachers who already hold a Class B teaching certificate. Programs are offered in the following teaching fields and instructional support areas:

Biology
Business/Marketing
Chemistry
Collaborative Teacher (K-6/6-12)
Elementary
English for speakers of other languages
English language arts
General Science
General Social Science
Geography
History
Instructional leadership
Mathematics
Music-choral
Music-instrumental
Physical Education
Physics
School Counseling


The University of North Alabama also offers master's programs that lead to Alabama Professional Educator Certification through the Alternative A program. The Alternative Class A (5th Year) Program is a graduate teacher education program designed for candidates who hold a baccalaureate degree in any field but do not yet hold a teaching certificate. Successful completion of the Alt A program will result in a Master's Degree and eligibility for an Alabama Class A Teaching Certificate. Programs are offered in the following teaching fields:

Biology
Business/Marketing Education
Chemistry
English language arts
English for speakers of other languages
General Science
General Social Science
History
Mathematics
Music-choral
Music-instrumental
Physical Education


Please visit the Alternative A website for further information.
UNA offers the following Education Specialist degrees:

Elementary
Instructional Leadership
Teacher - Leader

UNA has a partnership with the University of Alabama to bring its Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in instructional leadership to the UNA campus. Please contact Dr. Daisy Arredondo-Rucinski at darredo@bamaed.ua.edu or (205) 348-7826 for further information.

The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation offers two graduate level degree programs: a MAED in P-12 Physical Education and a Master of Science in Health and Human Performance. In addition, the department also offers an Alternative Class A Program leading to a Maser of Arts in Education in P-12 Physical Education.

UNA offers a non-certification program in Community Counseling. Please visit the Community Counseling page for further information.