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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(Elementary & Early Childhood)

Through the Childhood Education degree program, the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology prepares students for teaching children from birth through grade 6.  This program is clinically-based, with a multitude of experiences in schools, to ensure quality students who are prepared to impact learning in diverse environments.

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A degree in Secondary Education prepares students to teach at the junior and senior high school levels, 6th though 12th grade.  Students in secondary education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels choose one content area on which to concentrate – English, History, Social Science, Biology, General Science or Mathematics, as well as Art Education, which prepares students to teach preschool through 12th grade.

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Courses in Special Education use a blend of technology and media to support candidates in a variety of learning environments.  Courses focus on topics such as, Assistive Technology, Autism, Behavior Managements, Assessment, Working with Parents and Families and High Incidence Disabilities.  All Special Education programs prepare teachers to provide specially designed instruction for students with exceptionalities and to work across diverse educational settings.



(Physical Education Teacher Education,
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.

Minor - Sport Management
Minor - Sports Nutrition

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The first transition point in the teacher education program is admission to professional education.  Each undergraduate candidate preparing to teach and pursuing initial teacher certification must be admitted to Professional Education.  The application to enter the program should be submitted to the College of Education Office of Student Services and Teacher Certification. Candidates can not register for advanced level education courses until they are admitted to the Professional Education Program.


The second transition point in the teacher education program is approval to intern. The AUM College of Education faculty and staff are 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.

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Through it's various departments, the AUM College of Education offers a variety of resources to give students the necessary knowledge and skills to be profoundly competitive in the professional atmosphere. Join us and apply to AUM, where learning matters most.

Academic Advising

The core mission of the College of Education advising office is to assist students from admission to graduation. Students have the opportunity to meet with advisors regularly to ask questions and seek guidance.


Visit Campus

At Auburn Montgomery we encourage all prospective students to visit our campus at any time. Contact the Admissions Office (334-244-3615 or at least one week prior to the day you are interested in visiting the Warhawk Family so we can provide you with the best tour experience possible.