Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching
American College of Education

Program Details

American College of Education offers the online Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching. With this degree, students will gain an understanding of adolescent development as they learn and apply instructional and assessment strategies to improve achievement of secondary students’ in content specific areas.

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Community Engagement, Outreach, and Collaboration
  • Creating Safe and Supportive Classrooms
  • Assessment Strategies
  • The Digital Educator
  • The Digital Learner

Students will learn how to assess the needs of students in grades 5-12, and how to provide students with different avenues to learning.


  • Bachelor's or highest post-baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 (4.0 Scale) for full admission; OR 2.5 and, at least, 5 years of documented professional experience related to the content area in which the applicants seek licensure; OR both a Bachelor's degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution and proof of passing state approved content area examination(s) in the subject area
  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution
  • Criminal background check
  • Acknowledgement of field based diversity experiences and classroom access
  • ACT, GRE, and SAT test scores

Note: Graduates must first obtain an initial teaching license in Indiana before applying for a teacher license in their own state. Other states may have additional licensure requirements. Students are responsible for determining whether eligibility and licensure requirements in their state of residence.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission