Master of Education in Secondary Education / STEM (Non-Licensure)
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

This online MEd prepares you to successfully teach science, technology, engineering or math in middle and high school environments where you do not necessarily need a license, such as parochial schools or private institutions.  You will delve into coursework that centers around communication and critical thinking to promote student mastery, with particular attention to the adolescent learner.  GCU’s curriculum focuses on content knowledge to fill the growing need for STEM teachers. Classes that you will likely take in this graduate program, include:

  • Adolescent Development & Psychology
  • Integrating STEM Methods for Middle & High School Instruction
  • Adolescent Literacy

Grand Canyon emphasizes professional ethics alongside a Christian worldview.  This graduate degree incorporates field experience and practicum, so that you can be well-prepared to lead a 6th -12th grade classroom and inspire the scientists, engineers and mathematicians of the future. 

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • This program requires practicum/field experience hours.

Restricted States

Kentucky, Rhode Island


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