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Bachelors in Secondary Education Degree

There is no job more important than educating our nation's youth. Educators who devote their time and energy to middle and high school students are able to make a real connection with adolescence and teenage individuals and help shape them into productive citizens who contribute to society.

At TWU, you will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively teach and mentor the next generation.

TWU’s Secondary Education Degree Emphasis

The secondary education program will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience necessary to pursue a career as a teacher in grades 6-12. With a strong emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving skills, this program will prepare you to lead your own classroom.

In addition to regular lessons, you will also spend a semester student teaching at a local school to provide you with hands-on teaching experience. Upon completion of the secondary education program, you will be eligible to earn your Tennessee state teaching licensure.

TWU’s Secondary Education Degree Licensure and Classes

Secondary education licensure is available in the following:

General Science/Biology
General Science/Chemistry
English
History
Mathematics

These emphases are also available as an add-on endorsement.

Secondary education degree classes include, but are not limited to:

Educational psychology
Survey of exceptional children
Methods of teaching in secondary education
Classroom management
Measurement and evaluation

What You Can Do With a Secondary Education Degree

Most secondary education degree students pursue the following teaching paths:

Middle school teacher
High school teacher

Have questions about the secondary education degree? Explore TWU admissions or contact us to get your questions answered.

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