Secondary Education Teacher Degree - Online and Campus Programs

Remember that one special teacher? Everyone has one--the teacher who took the time, made a difference, always listened, and really cared. With a secondary education teacher degree, you can be that teacher who makes a difference. Secondary education teachers work with high school and, sometimes, vocational school students. All 50 states require teachers be licensed, and most require a bachelor's degree, although states offer alternative licensing for hard-to-fill positions. Secondary education teachers work with students studying a post-elementary curriculum and often specialize in one subject, such as math or English.
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Programs:
  • MA in Teaching - Secondary Education
  • M.Ed Teaching and Learning-Middle Grades
  • Doctor of Education: Curriculum and Instruction
  • And more...

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Programs:
  • PhD in Educational Leadership
  • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership
  • Master of Science in Education, Online Teaching and Learning
  • And more...

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Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 


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  • MSE Education Specialist

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As a community of initiative, University of the Southwest challenges graduates to become enterprising members of our society contributing to the common good by advocating and participating in the productive commerce of free enterprise, the constitutional privilege of self-government, and the practical contributions of community service.

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Here are some skills needed to teach high school students:
  • good communications skills
  • the ability to motivate students
  • the ability to teach individuals according to their needs

What You Need to Know to Earn Your Secondary Teaching Degree

To pursue a secondary education career, you need to earn a teaching certificate or degree. A secondary education teaching bachelor's of science degree takes two and a half years. The curriculum includes:
  • principals of communications,
  • economics,
  • general psychology, and
  • expository reading and writing.
Classes include mathematics and sciences, child development, and more. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts secondary education teachers will continue to be needed, with the field growing about as fast as average for all occupations, but with employment in some high-demand areas like math, science and bilingual education growing faster. Median annual wages for public school teachers ranged from $74,100 to $51,180 in spring 2008.