Master of Education
The Master of Education in Secondary Education Program offers students six specializations for secondary school teachers and one program with initial certification:
These programs are designed to:
Each of our M.Ed. programs follow the Danielson framework:
Master of Education in Secondary Education
The Master of Education Degree in Secondary Education Program consists of a minimum of 30 semester hours. An electronic portfolio is required prior to graduation. All courses are three semester hours, except the thesis (optional) or practice teaching fieldwork. Specializations include Biology, English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Middle Level.
Curriculum & Instruction
The specialization in Curriculum & Instruction is designed for secondary school teachers in all academic disciplines and for other professionals concerned with the education of adolescents and/or adults. In addition to in-depth training in curriculum and instruction, this program offers graduate students the opportunity to pursue advanced study in a variety of academic disciplines. Graduate courses in this specialization are selected from four major areas.
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Master of Education in Secondary Education with Initial Teaching Certification
The specialization in Teaching is designed to accelerate teacher certification for students who have already demonstrated content mastery. A student can earn a Master's degree simultaneously with a teaching certification. The Master's in Education with a Concentration in Teaching provides initial certification in the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, English, General Science, German, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, and Spanish. Please view the video below for more information.
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Student Learning Outcomes
All initial teacher certification programs use the ten InTASC standards (required by CAEP accreditation) as their Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs). The ten InTASC standards are organized in 4 domains (The Learner and Learning, Content Knowledge, Instructional Practice, and Professional Responsibility).
How Can I Receive More Information?
If you would like more information on Secondary Education M.Ed. Programs, please request information via the Office of Graduate Admissions. For information on the M.Ed. in Secondary Education with Initial Certification, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other Secondary Education M.Ed. programs, email email@example.com.