Deciding to complete an online education degree is an empowering decision that can shape your future and open doors to new opportunities. As an upper-division university, Athens State understands the unique needs of adult learners. That’s why we’ve tailored our education program to offer flexibility and a wide range of specializations that align with the diverse landscape of modern education.
Here, we’ll talk about what you can expect from our online education degree program and how you can tailor your academic journey to reflect your goals.
The Flexibility of Athens State University’s Education Program
As an adult learner, juggling multiple responsibilities is part of your daily routine. To combat this challenge, we’ve created a flexible and convenient education program that allows you to integrate your academics with your existing commitments seamlessly.
Our online platform enables you to attend classes, submit assignments, and engage in discussions from the comfort of your home, allowing you to better balance work, family, and education.
We also facilitate a process for applying prior learning to your degree, recognizing the wealth of work experience you bring to the table and enabling you to earn credit for it. The ability to apply previous experience to your credits not only accelerates the completion of your degree but also reflects the value of the practical knowledge you’ve gained in your field.
Specializing Your Online Education Degree with a Certificate
Whether you aspire to work with special needs students, integrate technology into the classroom, or focus on early childhood education, our program can shape your academic journey according to your passions.
Specializing in a specific area of education enhances your expertise and opens doors to new career opportunities. Employers value candidates with specialized knowledge, and Athens State’s education program equips you with the skills and understanding needed to excel in your chosen field.
Here are some of the College of Education certificates you can pursue to specialize your online education degree:
- Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Designed for educators who are passionate about creating inclusive learning environments, this certificate equips you with the tools and strategies to support students with autism and other developmental challenges.
- Early Childhood Teacher Assistant: Focus on the unique needs of young learners and gain practical skills for assisting in the development of educational activities, classroom management, and creating a nurturing environment for young minds to thrive.
- Educational Technology: Learn to enhance your teaching practice with cutting-edge technology while expanding your knowledge on topics like digital literacy, online learning platforms, and effective use of educational software to create engaging and interactive lessons.
- English Language Learner: Learn how to support students from diverse linguistic backgrounds with effective teaching strategies and communication techniques to develop their English language skills.
Completing and specializing your degree at Athens State is an exciting journey that aligns with the unique needs of adult learners. Wherever your interests and passions lie, our education program provides the tools and knowledge to thrive in your chosen field.
Seize the opportunity to shape your educational journey and explore the different certificates offered within our online education degree program.