Secondary Education


What is Secondary Education?

Secondary Education is a component of the teaching option within the following majors: Biology, Chemistry, English, Geology, History, Mathematics, and Physics. This minor fulfills state requirements to teach grades 9 through 12 in your chosen content area. As a Secondary Education student, you will learn how to plan lessons. Our program will teach you how to assess the strengths and weaknesses of your students. You'll practice strategies on how to help students overcome specific learning challenges. If you’re interested in Secondary Education, you’ll apply to one of the majors listed above. Once you’ve completed most of your major requirements, you’ll apply into the Secondary Education minor. This is usually by the end of your sophomore year.

Career Options

  • Kindergarten and Elementary School Teacher
  • High School (Secondary) Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Postsecondary Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Elementary, Middle and High School Principal

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Annual Program Costs

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