Whether you are currently teaching or have decided a career in education is for you, the Augsburg Master of Arts in Education program can provide the training you need to take the next step. Our program includes options to obtain your initial teaching license, get a second license or endorsement, and complete a master’s degree. With classes meeting in Minneapolis and Rochester on the weekend or in the evening, Augsburg’s MAE program provides the flexibility for working professionals to further their education.
TheReading Endorsement leadership program will help you be a force for reading in your school. This endorsement can be added on to any current teaching license and consists of 4.5 graduate level credits that may also be applied to the required 9-10 credits needed for a Master of Arts in Education.
The program is conveniently scheduled for working teachers. A 5-day campus based intensive course in summer is followed by hybrid courses that uses a combination of online and classroom components.
Also new is the K-12 English as a Second Language licensure program. ESL classes are schedule to start in Fall 2013. Initial licensure preliminary classes can be started now.
For more information, contact Graduate Admissions at 612-330-1520.
Excellent Auggie Teachers
Since 2004, five Augsburg teacher-education graduates have received the prestigious Milken Award for excellence in teaching. The 2012 recipient is Steve Abenth ’04, a 4th grade teacher at Highland Park Elementary in St. Paul, Minn. Read more about Mr. Abenth on the Inside Augsburg story from December 11, 2012 and learn about the other excellent Auggie teachers who have received Milken Awards.
Augsburg College participates in NExT, Network for Excellence in Teaching, an initiative of the Bush Foundation. The college is also part of TC2, the Twin Cities Teacher Collaborative, which is a program of NExT. Get more information on grant opportunities for Augsburg education students at www.nextprogram.org and www.tcteacher.org.