Master of Education in Middle and Secondary Education

Learn to effectively develop curriculum and teach adolescents in culturally diverse environments. Design and implement a classroom management plan to effectively manage classrooms and provide a safe learning environment for students. Learn to apply knowledge related to the physical, cognitive, social, spiritual, and emotional development of adolescents.

With emphases placed on technology and classroom diversity, you learn to combine English, social studies, history and psychology with a variety of 21st century teaching methods and strategies to improve student outcomes.

15% Grant Offer: New master's students in ministry, education or history who enroll Spring 2018 qualify for a 15% grant. The grant awards $750 per semester, renewable over the life of your degree.

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Careers in education

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), education jobs are on the rise. A degree in education prepares you for careers as a(n):

  • Art Teacher
  • Biology Teacher
  • College Professor
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • English Teacher
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • History Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Math Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Montessori Teacher
  • Music Teacher
  • Physical Education (P.E.) Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Principal
  • School Administrator
  • School Counselor
  • School Librarian
  • School Secretary
  • Science Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Superintendent
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Vice Principal

National average salary for new teachers: $40,000
National average salary for teachers in 5 years: $47,000

Niche, "Teacher Salaries in America"

Full support

Get access to full campus support and resources. Students can take advantage of the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more.

Individual attention

Our class sizes are small. We create an atmosphere where you have 1-on-1 interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.

Affordability & value

SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team is your team to help secure grants, scholarships and other financial resources to help ease your mind.

Sticker price vs. your cost

When choosing a college, it is important to realize the difference between the sticker price and your net costs after scholarships and grants. SAGU offers a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities to reduce your college costs.

Christian faith

Everything we do springs from a Christian world view. SAGU creates an environment that strengthens your faith and your mind, integrating faith and learning.

Accreditation

You can be confident that your SAGU degree is recognized.

SAGU holds accreditations with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. We also hold a number of prestigious program accreditations.

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