This online MEd in Secondary Education focuses on teaching the arts, social studies and language arts in middle school and high school. This degree can also lead to licensure in Nevada for teachers seeking the Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL). GCU's graduate programs in secondary education are designed with the adolescent learner at their core. You’ll enhance your communication skills and critical thinking to effectively teach humanities content to this specific age group. Strategies for classroom engagement and management are also taught. Curriculum involves these classes, among others:
- Adolescent Development & Psychology
- Integrating Humanities Methods for Middle & High School Instruction
- Creating & Managing Engaging Learning Environments
To further prepare you to lead your own high school or middle school humanities classroom, there is a student teaching component within this program. A Christian worldview is emphasized at Grand Canyon, alongside professional ethics.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Grand Canyon University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.8 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)
- This program requires practicum/field experience hours.
Kentucky, Rhode Island
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