Required Courses

The Secondary Education MEd curriculum varies depending on your chosen concentration. 

English Education Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 31-credit hour degree program include 

  • Foundations of Language Teaching: Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners
  • Literacy and Differentiation in the Academic Areas, 7-12; and
  • Teaching Literature in Secondary Schools.

Learn more about the required courses for the Secondary Education MEd with a concentration in English Education

Mathematics Education Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 31-credit hour degree program include 

  • Child and Adolescent Development,
  • Models of Teaching, and
  • Teaching Math in the Middle Grades.

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Science Education Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 31-credit hour degree program include 

  • Learning and Teaching High School Biology, Physics, and Chemistry
  • Research Methods and Induction Capstone; and 
  • Teaching Science Secondary to School Teachers.

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Social Studies Education Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 31-credit hour degree program include 

  • Child and Adolescent Development;
  • Methods & Materials Secondary Social Studies; and
  • Teaching for Understanding in Secondary Social Studies.

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World Languages Education Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 31-credit hour degree program include 

  • Curriculum and Methods in Foreign Languages
  • Inclusive School Practices, and
  • Innovations in Foreign Language Education.

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Clearance Requirements

Students enrolled in courses that require fieldwork or internships must submit updated child abuse, criminal and drug clearances every year. Learn more about submitting clearance requirements.