Graduate Certificate in Secondary Education
Dakota State University

Program Details

With a Graduate Certificate in Secondary Education, you will learn about advanced topics in the methods and practice of teaching. This online secondary education program focuses on lesson plans and learning activities for students in middle and high school grades.

Learn how to adapt your lessons to benefit various learning styles. Courses also detail effective ways to track student progress and ensure that assessments are aligned with instructional outcomes. You will benefit from coursework covering methods to create safe and respectful classroom environments.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Dakota State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.6 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • This program is approved by the South Dakota State Board of Education. Graduates will be recommended for a South Dakota Teaching License and may be recommended for certification in other states. Out-of-state applicants should verify licensure and certification requirements for their state of interest.