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Educational Studies, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Alma, MI, United States
Are you interested in working with children or youth but not interested in earning teacher certification? Then consider an Educational Studies major or minor at Alma College!
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Overview

An Educational Studies major or minor at Alma College allows a student to find a career path outside of the traditional classroom.What can I do with a major or minor in Educational Studies?

  • Work with youth organizations, child care and after school programs, youth ministry, youth services, and educational institutions such as museums. Consider adding a related disciplinary major or minor.
  • Attend graduate school programs in related fields for which education is an appropriate field of study but for which teacher certification is not required, such as school psychology, counseling, or educational policy. Check potential graduate programs for requirements.
  • Attend graduate school in any field and benefit from the experience and knowledge of teaching and learning when seeking teaching assistantship positions. Consider a second disciplinary major that you are interested in pursuing further.

Career

The program is relatively new, but recent graduates have gone on to graduate studies in the following fields: Historic Preservation (Masters Program,) Speech and Language Pathology (Masters Program,) School Psychology (Ph.D. program) and social work (Masters Programs.)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Introduction to Diverse Learners
  • Foundations of Secondary Education
  • Introduction to Special Education-Field
  • Teaching in Context
  • Foundations of Secondary Education
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Children’s Literature
  • Intro to Early Childhood Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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