American University of Beirut

Diploma Programs in the Department of Education

​​​​​The Department of Education offers a number of 21-credit diplomas. These include a teaching diploma at elementary or secondary levels in various areas of specialization; a diploma in special education; and a diploma in educational management and leadership.

The Teaching Diploma Program prepares elementary and secondary school teachers. This requires specialization in a subject matter area. Students can complete a bachelor's degree before enrolling in the teaching diploma program or complete teaching diploma courses concurrently with their bachelor's degree requirements. Students must complete the diploma courses with a cumulative average of 70 or above. Once completed, this preparation culminates in a teaching diploma which qualifies a student to teach at either the elementary or the secondary level. 

The folllowing paths are availalbe to a diploma in education:

  1. Teaching Diploma - Elementary
  2. Teaching Diploma - Secondary
  3. Diploma in Special Education
  4. Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership

​​Further information is available at the Department of Education section of the AUB's Undergraduate Catalogue 2021-22.  ​

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