Anywhere between 12-15 months, depending on when you take classes and how many you take a semester.
When are classes offered?
Classes are offered in the evenings, beginning at 4:45 pm
How are the courses delivered?
APB courses are taught in two formats: face-to-face or hybrid (a mix of face-to-face and online) None of the courses are offered completely online.
When is the application deadline?
The preferred deadline is April 1 for Fall and October 1 for Spring. There is no summer start. Applications will be accepted and reviewed after the preferred deadlines, although there is no guarantee that space will be available to start in that semester.
How do I apply for admission?
How much does the program cost?
What courses do I have to take?
APB students are required to take three courses and the student teaching practicum. The courses include EDHM 571 Teaching and Learning, EDHM 572 Planning and Assessment, EDLE 579 The Education of Diverse Populations- Sheltered English Immersion or EDHM 573 Issues and Foundations in Middle and High Schools (for students who have taken the RETELL course)
Do I have to take the courses in a particular order?
EDHM 571 must be taken before all courses or can be taken concurrently with the other courses. You cannot take any courses when you student teach.
I already have a job. How does student teaching work for me?
You can complete EDHM 556 Internship Practicum. This is an employment-based practicum and can be completed at your current place of employment.
How many credits is the program?
Each course is worth 3 credits and the practicum is worth 6 credits for a total of 15 credits.
My GPA is lower than 2.8. Is there still a way for me to get into the program?
Candidates with an undergraduate GPA below 2.8 should contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for a Low GPA Remedy.
Does the program support graduate assistantships?
Currently we do not have assistantships.
Will I have to take courses in my licensure field?
Depending on your undergraduate degree and what courses you have taken will determine whether you need to complete courses in your licensure field.
I just received a conditional acceptance and need to take courses in my content area. Do I have to take these courses at BSU?
No. You can take courses at an accredited 2 or 4-year institution. If you are concerned about the course, contact the APB coordinator with questions.
When do I need to apply to do the teaching practicum?
The deadline to apply for the Spring practicum is the end of September and the end of February for the Fall practicum. The online application is available in August/September and January/February on the CEAS intranet homepage.
Click on the Practicum Application Deadline
on the left to apply.
You are required to do observation hours in EDHM 571 and EDLE 579. Please discuss specifics with your course instructor.