The AUM College of Education recognizes that the development of a competent, committed, and reflective educator means the development of a Professional Educator.

NAEYC Accreditation CACREP Accreditation NCATE Accreditation

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The skills and theories learned in Auburn Montgomery’s Counselor Education area are applicable to a variety of professional situations.  AUM attempts to provide training for those who wish to engage in counseling in agency, private practice, P-12 schools, higher education or nontraditional settings.

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Elementary Education

If you have a degree in an area outside the College of Education but think you might want to teach elementary school, you might be interested in our Alternative Masters Childhood Education degree. We also have programs for you as a practicing teacher. These programs will broaden your knowledge base and increase your salaries in the fields of early childhood, elementary, and reading education.

The traditional masters and education specialist degrees are fully online programs.

Instructional Leadershipinstruc_lead-icon-copy

The College of Education will collaborate with local education agencies to develop effective and ethical instructional leaders.  Graduates of this program will be prepared to serve as competent, committed and reflective professional educators and have a positive impact on student achievement and the overall instructional process. A residency is required.

Instructional Technologyinstr_tech-icon-copy

AUM offers both a Master’s and an Education Specialist degree in Instructional Technology.  This degree area is designed for teachers, staff, and administrators who want to increase their understanding of the growing role of technology in enhancing student learning. 

All Instructional Technology programs are fully online.



(Physical Education Teacher Education,
Sport Management, and Exercise Science)

Coursework in Kinesiology is designed to meet the needs of students and prepare then to work in both school and non-school settings. Courses are designed to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills; both theory and practical application is utilized.

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AUM offers secondary education graduate degrees (both traditional and alternative) in concentrations including English Language Arts, History, Social Science, Biology, General Science or Mathematics, as well as Art Education (P-12 certification),  A degree in Secondary Education prepares students to teach at the junior and senior high school levels, 6th through 12th grade.

Special Educationspecial_ed-icon-copy

Special Education programs of study prepare candidates to provide academic and support services to students with disabilities. Courses enhanced with technology focus on the latest evidence-based teaching and learning strategies as well as assisting the candidate in developing his/her professional identity and professional practice.

Alternative Masters Internshipalt_masters_intern-icon-copy

The AUM College of Education is constantly seeking the improvements of the pre-service teacher education program.  The internship experience provides the SOE and the cooperating school districts opportunities to contribute to the further development of the AUM teacher candidate.


The Praxis Series® tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations.