The Master of Arts in Secondary Education program is designed to advance the pedagogical knowledge of middle, junior, and senior high school teachers at the graduate level. By advancing a candidate's already sound understanding of pedagogical strategies and techniques, candidates will improve classroom instruction, management, and overall effectiveness as a middle-level educator.
*It should be noted that while this program does not lead to an initial teaching certification, it assists candidates in becoming leaders in their field.
Southeast Missouri State University offers two options for this degree:
Option in Educational Technology: This is an online degree program designed for individuals desiring to integrate effective technology into instructional and training settings. Graduate students will combine educational theory, research, instructional strategies, assessment methods and new technology skills into projects and activities to maximize learning.
Option in Educational Studies:This is an online graduate degree program designed for individuals desiring to advance their pedagogical knowledge in a variety of areas.
Students have the option of taking 15 credit hours of online courses and a choice of integrating 15 credit hours from a variety of sources to create a degree program which meets the needs of each individual student: i.e. Autism Certificate, Advanced Placement, specific content, professional development courses, and/or over areas of interest.
This program allows graduate students to combine educations in theory, research, instructional strategies, assessment methods, and new technology skills into projects and activities to maximize learning.