Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
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Now, more than ever before, a primary or secondary school’s success hinges on the test results of its students. By earning your elementary education specialist degree from TROY, not only will you be prepared to take on more professional authority and responsibilities, but you’ll also get to help schools and their students excel by fi nding new and innovative ways to earn high test marks!
School systems need elementary education specialist (elementary Ed.S.) graduates to assume leadership roles in central offi ces and K-6 schools. That’s why TROY’s elementary education specialist program is designed to equip you with opportunities to master the skills needed to help schools raise their test scores by focusing on student development.
Whether you decide on the thesis or non-thesis option, TROY’s elementary Ed.S. program will help prepare you for success through providing you with courses steeped in research opportunities. As part of course requirements, you will conduct research projects in 11 of your 12 courses. This strong research component found throughout the program will equip you with the tools needed to become an effective education specialist.
With the guidance of TROY’s fi rst-rate, seasoned faculty members, you’ll hone your quantitative and qualitative research skills through the assignments you’re given. You’ll also have opportunities to conduct action research within classrooms, schools or school systems, as well as case studies and experimental research that will continue building your problem-solving skills. In fact, upon graduating you will have conducted presentations, workshops and training sessions with faculty, staff and administrators. These academic exercises fi t together to help gear your mind toward improving student learning outcomes for elementary schools.
While dependent on a school district’s location and funding, career options can be varied and plentiful for an educator with an elementary Ed.S. degree from TROY. You could pursue a career or professional opportunity as a/an:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for educational specialists are expected to grow 13 percent by 2022. High-stakes testing and accountability measures have led many school systems to pay greater attention to curriculum effi ciency and teaching methods. This shift is likely to cause more schools to hire people in this role.