Secondary Education Masters Programs

If you have obtained a bachelors degree and passed the required examinations to begin teaching, you may be beginning to explore options for expanding your teaching opportunities and earning a greater income.  Getting a secondary education masters degree can open doors that lead to more challenging educational or administrative positions in the subject area for which you are most passionate.

If your goal is to enter the administrative side of education, a secondary education graduate program that focuses on supervisory and administrative tasks in a school will be more beneficial and it will be to your advantage to pursue this specialization in your program. On the other hand, if you want to teach in secondary schools, then you will need to pursue a teaching specialization in your masters program. It is important to have a clear idea of your ultimate goals and objectives for your career before you commit to a program so that you will be able to take advantage of the opportunities offered upon completion. These programs are readily available online so they are accessible without leaving employment. This page provides more detail about the programs and where you can take them.

List of schools and programs

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MA in Teaching (for Aspiring Teachers Grades 5-12)
  • MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • MS in Education - Educational Psychology
  • And more...
Advance your teaching career with an online master's degree from University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education. This accelerated program provides the opportunity to earn a respected Master of Arts in Teaching degree and be recommended for a teaching credential.

Programs:

  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.

Programs:

  • Global Training and Development - Master of Education
  • International Education - Master of Education
  • General Education - Master of Education
  • And more...
Pursue your degree at Greenville College. Study online or on campus. Join a vibrant community dedicated to tradition since 1892.

Programs:

  • Curriculum & Instruction MAE

Capella combines outstanding academics with a supportive faculty and staff in a program designed for working adults.

An education that blends theory and practice to fuel your career

Programs:

  • MS - Integrative Studies
  • MS - K-12 Studies in Education
  • MS - Evaluation, Research, and Measurement
  • And more...

LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university offering more than 80 programs that prepare students for success in areas including the arts and sciences, aviation, business, education and engineering. Graduate degree offerings include business, education, engineering and psychology.

Programs:

  • Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction Specialization (M. Ed.)
  • Master of Education - Teaching and Learning Specialization (M. Ed.)

Pioneering distance education since 1985, Liberty University is now the nation’s seventh largest university. With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs:

  • M.Ed Teaching and Learning-Middle Grades
  • MA in Teaching - Secondary Education
  • MA Teaching: Middle Grades
  • And more...

Brandman University, part of the prestigious 150-year-old Chapman University system is a private, non-profit regionally accredited university that offers a high quality education for non-traditional adult students.

At Brandman University, students can choose from over 50 undergraduate, graduate, credential and certificate programs in Arts and Sciences, Business and Professional Studies, Education and Nursing and Health professions.

Programs:

  • MA in Teaching with Secondary Education Emphasis
  • MA in Education (Curriculum and Instruction Emphasis)
  • MA in Education (Instructional Technology 21st Century Learner)
  • And more...
Locations:  Victorville
Further your education with Medaille College. We offer a number of associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields at our campuses in Buffalo, Williamsville, and Rochester, New York.

Programs:

  • MSEd in Secondary/Adolescent Education
Locations:  Buffalo
Don't wait another day to take the next step forward in your career. Kaplan University can give you the real-world knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your chosen field.

Programs:

  • Master of Arts: Teaching
  • Master of Science in Higher Education - College Teaching
  • Master of Science: Education
  • And more...
Locations:  Lincoln