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Associate of Arts in Secondary Education

Program Details

The online AA in Secondary Education degree program from Montgomery County Community College allows students to earn transferable credits toward a teaching degree and a gratifying career as a middle or high school teacher. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Integrate the roles, responsibilities, and characteristics of successful teachers into a personal educational philosophy
  • Apply instructional strategies that effectively integrate technology use in the classroom
  • Determine the challenges that students from diverse communities and families may face and the teacher's role in supporting all students in the classroom
  • Differentiate instruction for students that have special learning, physical, or language differences

Requirements

This degree program requires 61-63 credits for completion.

  • Official high school transcript or GED diploma
  • Official college transcript (if applicable)
  • Placement test(s) may be required
  • Background checks are required for students to participate in certain education courses and to observe classrooms, tutor students, etc.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Restrictions

MCCC is not able to offer any program or course through the Virtual Campus that contains an internship, externship, field practice, or clinical practicum to students residing in Massachusetts.