Online Master of Education in Secondary Education – Teacher Certification
All students deserve access to high-quality, well-prepared teachers. The master's in secondary education online program leading to teacher certification gives aspiring educators the opportunity to earn a graduate degree from a top-ranked college of education.
Next start date: 05/16/2023
Total classes: 16
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 38
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What is online teacher certification in secondary education?
Online teacher certification in secondary education is the process by which aspiring educators earn licensure to teach within their chosen area – math, science, English or history – after completing required coursework, exams and other criteria.
The secondary education master’s degree is ideal for individuals who already have a bachelor's degree in any field and want to further their knowledge in education for grades 6–12.
What will I learn in an online teacher certification in secondary education program?
The program connects theory and practice through quality instruction from ASU faculty – experts in the field who are actively engaged in the educational research community. The degree includes internship and residency experiences in schools and learning environments. These professional experiences are carefully designed to provide the support you’ll need to be successful in today’s rapidly evolving educational environment.
This online degree also leads to teacher certification via two routes for added flexibility.
Secondary education online teacher certification courses
The secondary education curriculum combines core coursework aligned with teacher certification requirements. You’ll also take a range of elective courses and participate in professional experiences in middle and high school settings. These educational experiences will prepare you to teach grades 6–12. You’ll also complete a final applied research project in which you’ll have the opportunity to evaluate and identify an education challenge and design an intervention within your own classroom.
Additionally, you’ll select a subject area and take a related methods course. Approved subject areas include American Government and political science, biological science, chemistry, Earth and space sciences, economics, English, French, general science, geography, history, mathematics, physical education, physics and Spanish.
Creating Equitable Learning Environment: Decision-Making and Action
Educator Scholar Community I
ELA Methods and Assessment
Instructional Design, Planning and Assessment
Secondary Mathematics Methods and Assessment
Science Teaching Methods for Secondary School
Methods of Teaching Secondary Social Studies
Research and Evaluation in Education
What jobs will I get with a secondary education teacher certification?
This secondary education master’s degree leading to teacher certification prepares students to start a career as a certified teacher in math, science, English or history across grades 6–12. The successful completion of this program can lead to a variety of educational positions, such as:
Master’s in secondary education online admission requirements
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Please note: This program has an earlier application deadline than other online degrees offered by Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Study at top destination for learning and professional growth
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems. According to U.S. News & World Report, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College is the only U.S. college of education to rank in the top 15 in both on-campus and online graduate education degrees.
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