The Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education at Georgia Southern University offers a variety of programs to prepare teachers and provide advanced professional development. Programs at the undergraduate level include middle grades education (4-8); secondary education (6-12) with specializations in biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics and physics; and health and physical education (P- 12). The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T) program offers initial teacher preparation in middle grades, health and physical education, and Spanish education, as well as secondary education in areas of biology, broad field science, chemistry, economics, English, history, geography, mathematics, physics, and political science. The department offers Master of Education (M.Ed.) degrees in middle grades and secondary education and an M.Ed. in Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (TCLD/ESOL). It also offers the Teaching and Learning Education Specialist (Ed.S.) program in middle grades education in areas of language arts, reading, math, science, and social studies and in secondary education in areas of biology, broad field science, business, chemistry, economics, English, geography, history, mathematics, physics, and political science education. In addition to these degree programs, the department also offers endorsements in English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), gifted education, and teacher support and coaching.
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