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Secondary Education

Grades 9-12, collectively referred to as Secondary Education, are some of the most challenging and rewarding for students and teachers alike- explaining concepts like advanced mathematics or literary devices to a roomful of young adults is no small task!

High school teachers are among the most fondly remembered people in our lives. Are you ready to become one?

Maybe you want to make a difference in the lives of teenagers; perhaps you have a passion for an advanced subject that you cannot help but share. Whatever it is that drives you to explore the realm of Secondary Education, we will help you be ready for the challenges ahead.

Your course work

As part of the Secondary Education program, you will most likely choose a specialization along the lines of a Middle Level educator. However, instead of tackling two disciplines in a single undergraduate degree, you will focus on a single subject while learning specific strategies for teaching adolescents.

Your career      

Naturally, you will more than likely go on to work in a high school. Other options do exist, primarily instructional and rehabilitative careers like training and counseling young people, but not in a classroom setting.