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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES


The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

TEACHER EDUCATION

Leadership

Contact

Guyton Hall
University, MS 38677
SSMC@OLEMISS.EDU
http://education.olemiss.edu/dco/teacher_education.html

Overview

Overview: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers the Bachelor of Arts in Education (B.A.E.) degree with emphases in special education, elementary education (special education endorsement option ), and in secondary education (English, mathematics, science, and social studies).

At the graduate level, the department offers the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in curriculum and instruction in elementary, education, literacy education, secondary education and in special education. The department offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) in curriculum and instruction (Teacher Corps option and MACI option), the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in curriculum and instruction, the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) with an emphasis in elementary education, and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with an emphasis in secondary education.

Accreditation

The university's teacher education program is accredited by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for the preparation of elementary, secondary content area teachers and school service personnel, with the doctoral degree as the highest degree approved. The School of Education also holds membership in the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).

Certification - Graduates from the teacher preparation program of the school meet all requirements for teaching certificates in Mississippi and in most of the other states. For students interested in teaching certificates in states other than Mississippi, adjustments in the required program may be made.

The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.