Academic Programs

Educational Leadership Featured Program

Educational Leadership

Master of Education Administrator Certification

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership is designed for aspiring principals or teachers interested in becoming leaders in their schools and districts.

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Leadership and Innovation Featured Program

Leadership and Innovation

Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education in Leadership and Innovation is designed for practicing educator-leaders who work in a range of settings and want to transform and better their practice and create better learning opportunities for students of all ages.

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Elementary Education Featured Program

Elementary Education

Bachelor of Arts in Education

The Bachelor of Arts in Education for Elementary Education program is a provisional teacher certification program, leading to full certification in elementary education for grades 1-8. 

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Undergraduate Programs

  • Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education

    The program prepares students for certification in early childhood education (birth to age 8 or through grade 3) and early childhood special education (birth to age 5).

  • Education Exploratory

    Education Exploratory

    You know you would like to teach, but are unsure which degree program to choose? Incoming freshmen can declare an education exploratory track where they are exposed to the requirements of teaching different subjects and grade levels.

  • Educational Studies

    The Bachelor of Arts in Education for Educational Studies program prepares students to work with children and youth outside of traditional classrooms. Graduates gain a versatile degree that qualifies them for a variety of career paths working with children and youth.

  • Elementary Education

    Elementary Education

    The Bachelor of Arts in Education for Elementary Education program is a provisional teacher certification program, leading to full certification in elementary education for grades 1-8. 

  • Physical Education

    The Bachelor of Arts in Education for Physical Education program empowers aspiring teachers with the necessary skills to deliver quality K-12 physical education programs. 

  • Secondary Education

    The Bachelor of Arts in Education for Secondary Education prepares students to become educators for youth enrolled in grades 7-12. 

  • Special Education and Elementary Education

    Special Education and Elementary Education

    The Bachelor of Arts in in Education for Special Education and Elementary Education is a dual certification program that prepares students to work with children in grades K - 12 who have mild to moderate disabilities, and in general education classrooms in grades 1 - 8.

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Undergraduate Minors and Certificates

  • Early Childhood Education, Minor

    Early Childhood Education, Minor

    The minor in early childhood education allows students who are not enrolled in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College to combine their knowledge of their major discipline with an understanding of educational practices and issues. 

  • Educational Studies, Minor

    The minor in educational studies is designed for students who want to work with children, youth and adults outside of a formal classroom setting. 

  • Games and Impact, Certificate

    Games and Impact, Certificate

    The Certificate in Games and Impact provides a solid grounding in theory, design and use of games as tools for affecting change in education, health and social justice, among other fields.

  • Secondary Education, Certificate

    The Secondary Education certificate program prepares students who wish to teach students enrolled in seventh through twelfth grades. 

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Doctoral Programs

  • Educational Policy and Evaluation

    Educational Policy and Evaluation

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Policy and Evaluation prepares scholars who teach and conduct rigorous, high-impact research on education policy that advances our collective understanding of K-20 education. 

     

  • Leadership and Innovation

    Leadership and Innovation

    The Doctor of Education in Leadership and Innovation is designed for practicing educator-leaders who work in a range of settings and want to transform and better their practice and create better learning opportunities for students of all ages.

  • Learning, Literacies and Technologies

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Learning, Literacies and Technologies is a scholarly enterprise dedicated to high quality, influential research that transforms education in Arizona, nationally and internationally.

  • School Psychology

    School Psychology

    NOTE: This program is not currently accepting new students. School Psychology is a doctoral level program in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College of Arizona State University. 

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Masters Programs

  • Alternative Pathways to Teacher Certification

    Alternative Pathways to Teacher Certification

    The Mary Lou Fulton teachers College offers the Induction, Master of Education and Arizona Teacher Certification (InMAC) program as an alternative pathway to teacher certification for those on intern certificates and for Teach For America.

  • Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis

    Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis

    The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis concentration pairs research and experience to prepare professionals to provide therapy based on ABA principles to individuals with special learning and behavior needs.

  • Curriculum and Instruction: Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Curriculum and Instruction: Autism Spectrum Disorders

    The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Autism Spectrum Disorders concentration equips individuals with specialized skills and knowledge to work effectively and compassionately with children and adults affected with autism.

  • Curriculum and Instruction: Early Childhood Education

    Curriculum and Instruction: Early Childhood Education

    The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Early Childhood Education concentration prepares individuals to meet the educational, social and emotional needs of children from birth through 8 years old.

  • Curriculum and Instruction: English as a Second Language

    Curriculum and Instruction: English as a Second Language

    The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction: English as a Second Language concentration is 100% online and prepares students to teach English language learners in a variety of settings, including U.S. schools.

  • Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Education

    Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Education

    The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Education prepares teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, behavior analysts, and family members to work effectively with gifted children.

  • Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy Education

    Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy Education

    The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy Education concentration provides students the opportunity to investigate applied and theoretical issues in literacy education. 

  • Educational Leadership

    Educational Leadership

    The Master of Education in Educational Leadership is designed for aspiring principals or teachers interested in becoming leaders in their schools and districts.

  • Educational Technology

    Educational Technology

    The Master of Education in Educational Technology emphasizes the design, development, implementation and management of educational technology applications in learning settings.

  • Elementary Education

    Elementary Education

    This program is for those who already have a bachelor’s degree in any field and want to become certified to teach grades 1-8.

  • Higher and Postsecondary Education

    The Master of Education in Higher and Postsecondary Education is designed to facilitate the professional development of those who work in colleges and universities in administrative or support positions.

  • Induction, Master’s and Arizona Certification (InMAC)- Teach For America

    Induction, Master’s and Arizona Certification (InMAC)- Teach For America

    The Induction, Master of Education and Arizona Certification program is designed to provide teacher support and development for Teach For America corps members while they are working as full-time intern teachers.  The program is tailored specifically for the unique teaching experience of corps members.

  • Physical Education

    The Master of Physical Education program offers three options for students interested in gaining knowledge of current curriculum and instructional and administrative practices and procedures in physical education and sport. Programs are available for initial teacher certification or for practitioners interested in preparing for an Arizona physical education endorsement.

  • Secondary Education

    Secondary Education

    The Master of Education in Secondary Education program offers three options for students to earn a master’s degree and Arizona teacher certification. This program is for those who want to become certified to teach grades 7-12 in the public schools and already have a bachelor’s degree in any field and at least 24 college credits in math, science, English, history, fine arts or foreign language.

  • Special Education

    Special Education

    The Master of Education in Special Education program offers two options for students to earn a master’s degree and Arizona teacher certification. This program is for those seeking Arizona teacher certification in cross categorical special education (grades K-12).

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Graduate Certificates

  • Applied Behavior Analysis

    Applied Behavior Analysis

    The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) pairs research and experience to prepare professionals to work with individuals with special learning and behavior needs using the principles of applied behavior analysis.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism Spectrum Disorders

    ASU’s graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders is ideal for educators, interventionists, psychologists, pathologists, behavior analysts, or family members who want to enhance their preparation for working with children and adults affected with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

     

  • English as a Second Language

    English as a Second Language

    The Graduate Certificate in English as a Second Language prepares students to teach English language learners in a variety of settings, including U.S. schools. The program caters to professionals with a wide range of roles, including both new and experienced teachers, administrators, policymakers and community workers.

  • Gifted Education

    Gifted Education

    The Graduate Certificate in Gifted Education prepares teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, behavior analysts, and family members to work effectively with gifted children.

  • Institutional Research and Policy Analysis

    Institutional Research and Policy Analysis

    The  Institutional Research and Policy Analysis graduate certificate provides participants with the training and skills in education policy and applied data analysis that allow them to critically assess education programs and policies and engage in data-driven decision making.

  • Instructional Design and Performance Improvement

    Instructional Design and Performance Improvement

    The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College offers a graduate certificate in Instructional Design and Performance Improvement that focuses on how to facilitate learning and improve performance in a variety of settings.

  • Online Teaching for Grades K-12

    Online Teaching for Grades K-12

    The Online Teaching for Grades K-12 graduate certificate prepares current K-12 teachers to teach in an online environment and become leaders in the development, implementation and evaluation of online programs.

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