COVID-19 Information

See the latest updates and information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including a list of University contact information at


Register Now
Begin AUGUST 23

Next session begins
October 18

Connect with Us


Live help

Ready to advance your career? Our classes are too.  

Advance Your Career

If you're ready to get a graduate degree to advance your teaching career, our program infuses technology into your classroom. Plus, you'll get educational theory, research, instructional strategies, and assessment methods to maximize your learning and improve your teaching performance.

100% Flexible

Classes are 100% online and made to fit your busy teaching schedule.

Quality, Accredited University

Southeast is consistently recognized for academic excellence by the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings for institutions in the Midwest and is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Download Program Info

The numbers tell the story…

classes online

per credit hour

department graduates employed or in grad school

Program information

  • Apple Distinguished School
  • Options in Educational Technology and Educational Studies
  • Customize courses through education studies option
  • Flexible schedule with teachers in mind
  • Courses reviewed by Quality Matters
NAEYC accreditation

We let our graduates do the talking...

"I am a proud Southeast graduate and have great respect for the professors in my program."Linda Beck ' 14, MA in Secondary Education, 2016 Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Regional Teacher of the Year

Our Alumni Go Places.

Below are just a few examples of the companies who hire graduates from the College of Education, Health and Human Studies at Southeast Missouri State.

  • AB Spectrum
  • Baltimore Ravens
  • BJC HealthCare
  • Bootheel Counseling Services
  • Coastal Orthopedics
  • Cardinal Glennon
  • Community Counseling Center
  • Jumpstart Autism Center
  • Kedrion Biopharma
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Mercy Hospital
  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center
  • New Vision Counseling
  • Saint Francis Healthcare System
  • School Districts Across the Country
  • SoutheastHEALTH
  • SSM Health
  • Thrive Autism Solutions
  • Walt Disney World

The Master of Arts in secondary education is an online graduate degree offering options in educational technology and educational studies. Our programs are nationally and state accredited. Our graduates are highly sought after by school districts.

  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and a valid teaching certificate are not required

View full requirements


  • SE 600. Multimedia in Education.
    This is a product-oriented course that examines the role of a variety of media sources in the classroom. (3).
  • SE 638. Improvement of Instruction and Assessment.
    The class is designed for those teachers who are interested in increasing their knowledge and understanding of the teaching process and effective procedures for the improvement of instruction, classroom management, and assessment in the learning environment. (3).
  • SE 641. Teaching in a Multicultural Society.
    The foundations of multicultural education are considered along with approaches to multicultural education and teaching strategies applicable to all ages/grades/subjects. (3).

View all courses

  • "In order to promote a sense of community and collaboration, I design each class to address active student engagement where my philosophy centers on the constructivist approach to learning." 
    —Dr. Lisa Bertrand

View all faculty

Select either the "Educational Studies" or "Educational Technology" track.


Why Wait? Start Today.



Advising and Information
Phone: 1 (573) 651-2766
Fax: 1 (573) 651-2859
Undergraduate inquiries:
Graduate inquiries: