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Program Details

Stand apart with an online master's in secondary education from Saint Joseph’s University. You’ll gain the credentialed skills to lead education at the middle and high school levels. The online MS in Education in Secondary Education from SJU is an efficient and cost-effective way to get the skills you need to accomplish your career goal in educating grades 7-12.

Throughout the country, tight state and local budgets are making the market for teaching jobs more competitive than ever before. This program is perfect for teachers looking to excel in their current position or who aspire to move into higher paying roles. If teaching is a calling for you, our program will give you the right tools and credentials to begin your teaching career.

All master’s level coursework is taught by Saint Joseph’s University faculty members who are accomplished educators with extensive academic credentials in addition to ample practical experience. Learning outcomes will include advanced knowledge of teaching modalities, how to measure student achievements, and foundations in theory and history.

Graduates will receive not only a cutting-edge master’s degree but also qualify to receive secondary education certification in Pennsylvania, which is recognized by most other states. As an added bonus, there is no entrance exam. 


Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in one of the content areas for which certification is endorsed: English, Mathematics, Science(Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physics), and Citizenship. 2.8 GPA or above.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education