Bachelor Programs in Higher Education

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Higher Education

A Bachelor in Higher Education qualifies students to become secondary school teachers with coursework in education theory and practical experience. Program participants choose areas of concentration that will become the focus of their classes once they are actively teaching in a classroom setting.

What is a Bachelor in Higher Education? This undergraduate degree is designed to give prospective secondary school teachers a foundation in higher education methods, theory and classroom experience. Participants will also explore human growth and development, adolescent psychology and behavior management in order to better understand the perspectives, limitations and conduct of the adolescents in their classrooms. Graduates will possess the educational coursework foundation and the expertise needed to teach in their specialized subject areas. Most institutions require one or two areas of concentration such as English or history.

Students benefit from the higher education program’s curriculum that blends perspectives on education and classroom management with specialized coursework. Graduates are exposed to a variety of teaching methods and theories and gain practical classroom experience through student teaching that allows them to practice what they learn through their studies.

Most programs require a four-year commitment to complete the higher education degree. However, the duration of the program can be different at each institution. Program costs also depend on the institution. Prospective students should check with each institution to learn the time and tuition requirements for their preferred schools.

A Bachelor in Higher Education is a path to a career as a secondary school teacher. Students can expect to complete student teaching requirements and then choose a position at a secondary school that fits their specialized studies area. Graduates will become teachers in subjects based on their specialized studies. Some subject areas require dedicated higher education programs that focus heavily on the subject, such as physical education secondary degrees or higher education programs for music education. Graduates from those programs will most likely find teaching positions that focus solely on those subjects.

Students interested in becoming secondary school teachers can search our extensive database for an institution that meets their education goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase and FET Teaching

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase (SP) and Further Education and Training (FET) teaching is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the Senior and FET phase of schooling. [+]

Bachelors in Higher Education. The purpose of the Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase (SP) and Further Education and Training (FET) teaching is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the Senior and FET phase of schooling. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with specialised teaching competence in at least three specialisations: (one SP subject and two FET subjects or one SP subject, one FET subject and one support role), and a nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa. Outcomes of the programme Teach three specialisations (one SP subject and two FET subjects or one SP subject, one FET subject and one support role) linked to the following subject domains and learning support specialisations. Subject Domains Humanities Science and Technology Languages Business and Management Learning Support Specialisations School Guidance and Support Physical Education School ICT Support Specialist School Library and Information Centre Support Support and nurture learning and development in diverse educational contexts. Identify and address barriers to learning in the classroom. Formulate a personal teaching philosophy and critically reflect on their teaching philosophy and how it relates to teaching conduct Admission requirements A valid National Senior Certificate (NSC) with admission for degree purposes. Minimum APS 26 Excluding Life Orientation English as a home language 5 (60%+) or English as a first or second additional language 6 (70%+) Admission requirements: National Certificate (Vocational) (NVC) Subject to institutional admission requirements, the minimum admission requirement to Bachelor’s degree programme is a National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 issued by Council for General and Further Education and Training. The minimum legislative requirements for admission to a Bachelors’ degree include the achievement of: Three (3) fundamental subjects between 60-69% - including English as language of learning and teaching Three vocational subjects from the designated list between 70-79%. Additional requirements Applicants must meet the criteria set by other faculties with regard to the chosen academic majors. All additional criteria for specific methodologies have to be met as well. International students Please note that a separate process is followed for international students. In addition to the above-mentioned, a study permit and medical insurance certificate must be produced. Contact the International Office at: 011 559 3129 What financial support is available? The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme for Teachers enables students of high academic potential and commitment to undertake initial teacher education and upon qualification to enter the service of provincial departments of education. The bursaries are designed to help meet the national need for high calibre teachers in priority areas. For more information please visit www.funzalushaka.doe.gov.za. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) may be contacted at 011 559 3642/3906 on the Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK) and 011 559 5507/5509 on the Soweto Campus (SWC). Email: nsfas@uj.ac.za www.bursaries.co.za How can I apply? Please apply online at www.uj.ac.za/apply Faculty contact details Auckland Park Kingsway Campus 011 559 3251 Soweto Campus 011 559 5562 Email eduquiries@uj.ac.za Website www.uj.ac.za/edu The Faculty reserves the right to change information in this brochure. Please consult the Faculty’s website for latest developments [-]

Bachelor in Secondary Education

Marian University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Indianapolis

Marian University’s Educators College has an outstanding secondary education program. The faculty and staff have all spent many years in the formal classroom before answering the call to become a professor. [+]

Bachelor in Secondary Education Why Marian University’s Secondary Education Program? Tradition of Excellence Nationally recognized and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Nationally recognized International Honor Society Kappa Delta Pi Top faculty with local, state, national, and international experience, expertise, and recognition Exceptional career and graduate school placement Reciprocity of license with other states International education opportunities Graduates earn a Bachelor of Arts with the double major in content area and secondary education [-]

Bachelor In Pedagogy

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 4 years March 2017 Brazil Aracaju

It aims to teacher training to perform teaching duties in Early Childhood Education in Years Basic Education Initial in high school courses in Normal mode, Professional Education in services and school support, as well as in other areas in which pedagogical knowledge are provided. [+]

Bachelors in Higher Education. It aims to teacher training to perform teaching duties in Early Childhood Education in Years Basic Education Initial in high school courses in Normal mode, Professional Education in services and school support, as well as in other areas in which pedagogical knowledge are provided. Thus, in addition to performance in teaching, in schools, this professional can work in several areas, such as: Educational orientation Pedagogical coordination supervision School Board Also increasingly growing is the playing field of educators and pedagogues in non-school spaces, such as companies, non-governmental organizations, educational media, hospitals, playrooms, corporate universities, research institutions, educational consultancies and government agencies related to education among many others. 04 years duration Day and Night JOB MARKET Education is the area of ​​greatest importance for the development of any country. Information and communication technologies have enabled new areas of activity and order new teaching practices, which ensures excellent job opportunities to the pedagogue. In addition to the areas already known, working in schools as a teacher, coordinator, teaching supervisor or director, new markets are ordering this professional. Companies are investing in the training of teams and continuing education, and hospitals develop educational activities with children and adolescents sick. The supercriativos are soon captured by the manufacturing companies of educational toys or by publishers to write or revise educational materials. Advisory operating in various sectors and have excellent business opportunity. While studying at St. Louis, since the first half it is possible to accumulate experience through paid internships with grants between R $ 300 and R $ 724, offered by the institution and member companies through the stage center. After completing the graduate starting salaries exceed the R $ 1,500. Throughout the career average salary exceeds R $ 7,000. Studying in St. Louis is to be ahead of your time and aim for a future of many achievements. SALARY MONTHLY AVERAGE RANGE Initial R $ 1500.00 Full R $ 7,000.00 OCCUPATION AREA Being a pedagogue is to promote learning, working in any of the instances of education. Qualify educational practice and understand the individual training process is the daily work of this professional. Training in São Luís enables the performance in several areas, from educational management in schools from primary to higher, to business education, developing educational projects for companies, NGOs and other institutions. Coordinate and direct educational institutions, teaching in teaching support, to assist students through teaching methods, develop educational projects and teaching materials, develop public policies. You can also follow the academic career, ever thought about being a researcher or professor? The area is vast, and the choice is yours! [-]

Bachelor of Education in Science

St. Theresa International College
Campus Full time 5 years June 2017 Thailand Nakon Nayok

In today’s world, man strives for further advancement in science and technology. This advancement can only be achieved through teaching our youths the basic and advanced levels of science. [+]

In today’s world, man strives for further advancement in science and technology. This advancement can only be achieved through teaching our youths the basic and advanced levels of science. As a science teacher, it shall be your responsibility to enlighten students on the “what’s”, “why’s” and “how’s” of the world around them. At St Theresa, our Bachelors of Education in Science (International Program) aims to give you the skills needed for inspiring students to pursue scientific curiosities and make well-informed decisions throughout their studies. What will I learn? Our Bachelor of Education in Science (International Program) aims to prepare students for leadership roles as science teachers of primary and secondary schools in Thailand or abroad. Students will be equipped with knowledge for teaching the basic levels of science that encompasses biology, physics, geology, geography, and chemistry. Together with modern laboratory and teaching facilities, the program will help our students grow academically, intellectually and professionally as science teachers. Objectives of the Program: Prepare teachers for an active career in all facets of professional education. Develop the intellectual, professional and social characteristics of teachers to enable them to become responsible leaders within the school and the community. Enhance the capabilities of teachers so that they are able to teach effectively at schools. Provide a basis for science education training to enable teachers to pursue further advanced training in both professional and academic areas. Notable core courses that students are required to study includes: Statistics, Physical Science, Computer Applications, Principles of Education and Teaching Profession, Curriculum Development, Innovation and Information Technology in Education, Learning Design and Management. For their last year of the program, students are required to partake in internship training where they are required to teach in real school compounds under the close supervision of school administrators and St Theresa lecturers. After completing the program, all students will receive their Bachelor’s degree with official teaching license (to be issued by the Teachers Council of Thailand). Extra-Curricular Activities B.Ed. students are required to partake in extra-curricular activities all year round, in order to help them advance academically, socially, nationally and internationally. Activities included: Strengthening of English speaking skills through involvement in STIC Radio Channel. Community service that involves the teaching of mathematics at local schools in Nakhon Nayok. Preservation of Thai traditions, arts and culture during national festivals (i.e. Songkran Water Festival, Loi Krathong Festival, Christmas’ Day, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Wai Khru Teacher’s Day). Compete in academic contests at national and international level. Visit local and international schools to learn and experience real-world classroom activities. The Possibilities Are Endless After completion of the program, you shall be ready to pursue and obtain a license in Science Teaching Profession for basic education. Graduates shall be qualified to teach in all areas of general science to student at schools and educational institutions both locally and abroad. Careers Work in schools and educational institutions locally and abroad Educators/experts on teaching Science Creative writers for media and innovation Further study locally and abroad Academic writers/administrators in publishing companies Work in science-related field in government and non-government organizations Accreditation Our Bachelor of Education in Science is accredited by the Teachers Council of Thailand and the Office of the Higher Education Commission. Before You Apply Applicants must have successfully completed high school (M.6) or equivalent. Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent mental and physical health. Applicants should have satisfactory proficiency in English language. Applicants must be of good moral character and psychological capacity, and no contagious diseases. Applicants should forward to us the below listed documents: Completed application form and fees. Certified true copy official transcript of records. Certified true copy of National ID card or passport. Two (2) recently taken 2×2 inch photographs. Certified true copy of name change certificate (if any). [-]

Bachelor in Secondary Education

Maharishi University Of Management
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Fairfield

Our secondary education teacher licensure program prepares students for careers as teachers of single subjects in a middle or high school. We offer licensure tracks in art, English, mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics. [+]

Bachelors in Higher Education. Our secondary education teacher licensure program prepares students for careers as teachers of single subjects in a middle or high school. We offer licensure tracks in art, English, mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics. Students who wish to teach at the secondary level complete 24 credits or a major in the subject they wish to teach as well as a major in secondary education. Teaching tracks are available within the art, English, mathematics, physiology and health and sustainable living, majors and lead to licensure in art, English, mathematics, biology, chemistry, or physics. The secondary education program is approved by the Iowa Department of Education. Graduates of this program may be licensed to teach in public or private schools in Iowa and be eligible for teaching credentials in other states. Program Goals To promote the personal growth of students toward advanced levels of adult development. To prepare students with the general learning skills and knowledge necessary to be citizens of our modern age. These skills include: To develop in every student the knowledge and skills necessary to teach anything to anyone, with a special focus on teaching one’s own subject field in the schools of contemporary America. Fourteen program learning outcomes have been identified in all and each one is assessed at one or more points in the program to make sure that every student attains each one. To help each student grasp intellectually the relationship between the underlying field of consciousness, the “unified field of all the laws of nature,” and all branches of the field of education. [-]

Professional Bachelor in Sport Science

Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs. [+]

EDUCATION AND SPORT SPECIALIST with two qualifications: a sports teacher and a sports manager, a sports teacher and a recreation specialist, a senior coach of a definite sport and a sports manager, a sports teacher and a senior coach of a definite sport, a senior coach of a definite sport and a recreation specialist. Programme aim: To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs. Final examinations: State examination including: Practical examination (except qualification–sport manager) in education and sport specialist professional qualifications; Integrated written examination in education and sport specialist professional qualifications; Working out and defending of Bachelor paper and Diploma paper. Further education possibility: Professional Master higher education programme „SPORT SCIENCE” [-]

Bachelor of Music Education in Music Secondary Education

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

This degree prepares you for a secondary education certificate, with a K-12 endorsement in music. [+]

Bachelors in Higher Education. Available Emphasis Areas: Choral - Emphasis Instrumental - Emphasis This degree prepares you for a secondary education certificate, with a K-12 endorsement in music. This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). h2>What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Music Education in Music Secondary Education? The mission of the School of Music is to provide an experience-based education, balanced between performance and academics, that leads to successful careers and lifelong involvement in music; to enrich the cultural life of the surrounding community through high-quality outreach programs, professional-caliber performances, and other collaborative opportunities; to cultivate an environment where discovery, creativity, and personal and professional development can flourish; and to value tradition yet seek innovation. University Requirements To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below. All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements. All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work. At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University. Campus Availability Flagstaff [-]

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation)

Charles Sturt University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2017 Australia Port Macquarie Bathurst + 2 more

Offered online and at the Bathurst and Port Macquarie campuses, CSU’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation) will provide you with a foundation in the theoretical and practical components of exercise science. [+]

Jump into some of the globe’s most rapidly expanding industries – health, fitness, exercise and sports. Offered online and at the Bathurst and Port Macquarie campuses, CSU’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation) will provide you with a foundation in the theoretical and practical components of exercise science. The course has a focus on community wellness, including biological, behavioural and social-cultural perspectives on health. A specialisation in Sport Management is also available. The course is accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA), enabling you to practise as an Accredited Exercise Scientist upon graduation. Why study this course? Some reasons for studying Exercise and Sport Science with CSU: Become a key player in improving the health of individuals and groups, and the performance of athletes and teams, by providing training and professional advice Gain exposure to some of the most knowledgeable people in the industry through evidence-based study and a comprehensive work placement program Equip yourself with a thorough understanding of the complex nature of movement, and how the body adapts to a range of physical activities, in CSU’s state-of-the-art exercise testing and sporting facilities Choose between full-time, part-time and online study options to match your work and lifestyle commitments Benefit from the personalised support and academic assistance offered by CSU’s exceptional educators Develop important transferable skills in analysis, research, communication, project work, organisation and teamwork, which will serve you in many sectors, including health and education. CSU’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation) is a distinctive multi-disciplinary program that prepares you for a rewarding career in the exercise and sports industry. Throughout this course, you will develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to practise as a professional in the sport, exercise, fitness and recreation areas, with a focus on exercise and sport science. After one year of study, you may choose to undertake a specialisation in Sport Management. This course also provides a foundation for postgraduate study in the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Latest facilities To make sure that you gain relevant experience in using exercise testing equipment and are prepared for the workplace, our facilities include: exercise biochemistry laboratory biomechanics laboratory exercise physiology laboratory hydrostatic weighing facility climate control chamber multipurpose gymnasium resistance training area aerobics/dance studio motor behaviour laboratory general science teaching laboratory neuromuscular testing facility Olympic weightlifting facility exercise physiology functional rehabilitation clinic hydrostatic weighing and body composition facility. Career opportunities A qualification in Exercise and Sport Science can unlock a variety of opportunities both in Australia and overseas. Rewarding careers can be found in: sports coaching, sports administration, strength and conditioning health promotion and fitness industries such as corporate or community fitness programming and personal training preventative medicine (cardiac technician) and/or research policy and program planning in government and schools. Your Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation) can also be a pathway to a career in Physiotherapy. Students who successfully complete the degree may, subject to university approval, enter the Bachelor of Physiotherapy with one year of credit. Alternatively, you could apply to enter CSU’s Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology with a view to becoming an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP). Professional recognition The Bachelor of Exercise Science and Sport Science is accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) via the National University Course Accreditation Program (NUCAP). This course is recognised by the peak international body, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in the USA. The NSCA Education Recognition Program prepares students to become Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS), a professional industry standard credential recognised worldwide. Graduates are therefore well placed to gain employment around the world. Admission information Indicative ATAR 70.00 Literacy requirement To be successful at studies within certain courses, students must be highly competent in spoken and written English literacy. All students who do not have this level of competence in spoken and written English will be required to independently organise some form of coaching in English literacy, such as a short TAFE course or other form of tuition to improve their skills. Students will be advised of their options by the Head of School from the campus where they are enrolled. If, after an agreed period of study in English literacy, a student's English literacy standard has not improved, the appropriate Head of School will provide further advice with regard to alternative career options. [-]

Bachelor of Education

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Chicago

Whether you’re just starting your undergraduate program, considering a post-bachelor’s career change, or seeking specialization in a particular area of education as a certified/licensed teacher, North Park University’s School of Education can help you meet your goals. For over 40 years, we have been preparing educators to meet the needs of students in a complex, changing world. At North Park, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to... [+]

Bachelors in Higher Education. Bachelor of Education Whether you’re just starting your undergraduate program, considering a post-bachelor’s career change, or seeking specialization in a particular area of education as a certified/licensed teacher, North Park University’s School of Education can help you meet your goals. For over 40 years, we have been preparing educators to meet the needs of students in a complex, changing world. At North Park, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to thrive as a highly effective educator. The School of Education has built a strong reputation in public and private schools throughout Chicagoland and the state of Illinois; districts and administrators recognize the excellent preparation our students receive. We have a network of more than 125 partner schools, as well as hundreds of alumni, that is available to you as you’re pursuing your degree and certification and when you’re ready to take the next step in your professional career. All of the School of Education certification/licnesure and approval or endorsement programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education. Undergraduate Programs Earn your credentials as an Illinois teacher while completing your bachelor’s degree at North Park University. Choose from three undergraduate majors and a special certification/licensure program: Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Secondary Education K-12 Education Certification/Licensure (Art, Spanish, Music, or Physical Education) Our Mission In all of our programs, the School of Education is committed to preparing competent, respectful, and reflective professionals who are dedicated to serving diverse learning communities. Our experienced faculty and staff will provide you with individual and personalized attention throughout your journey toward becoming a highly effective, well-trained educator. You’ll learn from full-time professors who have years of experience as teachers, principals, and administrators; adjunct faculty are often still working full-time in Chicago-area schools, bringing their invaluable real-life to your coursework. [-]

Bachelor of Secondary Education & Physical Education

Missouri Baptist University
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

Students must meet all requirements for certification before this degree will be conferred, including passing all sections of C-BASE, the professional teaching portfolio, and the Praxis exam required for the area of certification sought. [+]

Bachelor of Secondary Education & Physical Education Students must meet all requirements for certification before this degree will be conferred, including passing all sections of C-BASE, the professional teaching portfolio, and the Praxis exam required for the area of certification sought. Applicable degree: Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Professional Studies Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Music Education COURSES Secondary Education EDUC 210 Field Experience I Seminar EDCL 211 Teaching Field Experience I EDPS 383 Psychology of Teaching and Learning EDUC 213 Foundational Perspectives of Education EDUC 301 Professional Growth and Portfolio Development EDUC 303 Methods of Teaching EDUC 373 Technology and Instructional Media PSYC 313 Human Growth and Development PSYC 343 Adolescent Psychology EDUC 410 Field Experience II Seminar EDCL 411 Teaching Field Experience II EDPS 453 The Exceptional Child EDRD 423 Integration of Literacy in the Content Areas EDUC 401 Professional Growth and Portfolio Development ETOP 423 Classroom and Behavior Management ESCL 476 Student Teaching: Secondary School EDUC 471 Student Teaching Seminar Physical Education BIOL 201 Human Biology Laboratory BIOL 203 Human Biology BIOL 211 Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory BIOL 213 Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 221 Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory BIOL 223 Anatomy and Physiology II PHED 133 First Aid and CPR PHED 262 Movement and Rhythms EDPE 433 Curriculum, Theory and Methods of Physical Education for Grades PK - 4 EDPE 443 Curriculum, Theory and Methods of Physical Education for Grades 5 - 12 EXSC 233 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries/Illnesses EXSC 283 History and Philosophy of Sport EXSC 313 Exercise Physiology I EXSC 343 Motor Learning and Control EXSC 363 Adapted Physical Activity EXSC 411 Exercise Testing and Prescription Laboratory EXSC 413 Exercise Testing and Prescription EXSC 433 Biomechanics SMGT 333 Sport Sociology SMGT 433 Sport Psychology KACT 101F Fitness Theory and Practice KHSC 333 Health and Wellness EDUC 210 Field Experience I Seminar EDCL 211 Teaching Field Experience I EDPS 383 Psychology of Teaching and Learning EDUC 213 Foundational Perspectives of Education EDUC 301 Professional Growth and Portfolio Development EDUC 303 Methods of Teaching EDUC 373 Technology and Instructional Media PSYC 313 Human Growth and Development PSYC 333 Child Psychology PSYC 343 Adolescent Psychology EDUC 410 Field Experience II EDCL 411 Teaching Field Experience II EDPS 453 The Exceptional Child EDRD 423 Integration of Literacy in the Content Areas EDUC 401 Professional Growth and Portfolio Development II ETOP 423 Classroom and Behavior Management ELCL 476 Student Teaching: Elementary School ESCL 476 Student Teaching: Secondary School EDUC 471 Student Teaching Seminar [-]