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Master's Degree in Secondary Education

This degree is available for those seeking any of the following

  • Increased competence in teaching at the secondary level
  • Accreditation for teaching dual credit courses in high school programs
  • Credentials for teaching at the community college level

Students must pass a comprehensive examination on the content of one education core course and the content of two courses in their major area. One question must come from the faculty advisor and one question must come from faculty outside of the AED teaching core.


Master Comprehensive Exam Information

Degree Requirements


Core (12 semester hours)

  • CUIN 6321 Principles of Curriculum Development
      OR C&I 6322 Principles of Curriculum Organization
  • CUIN 6332 Education in a Multicultural Society
  • FEDU 6321 Foundations of Educational Research
      OR FEDU 6322 Foundations of Educational Measurement
  • FEDU 6331 Human Growth and Development
      OR FEDU 6333 Principles of Human Learning
      OR FEDU 6332 Adult Development

Major (15-18 semester hours)

  • Will vary depending on concentration
  • Selected by advisement from the teaching discipline of the student
  • Courses are outside the School of Education and Human Development
  • Courses valid for dual credit teaching and community college instruction must be at the graduate level, 6300 or above

Additional Requirements

  • 6 semester hours approved by faculty advisor (non-thesis option)
      OR CUIN 6308 and CUIN 6309 (thesis option)
  • CUIN 6305 Professional Research




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