College of Education

Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education

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Share your love of learning – and impact our next generation of leaders – as a high school (single subject) teacher. If you’ve always thought about becoming a teacher, but your bachelor’s degree is in a discipline other than Education, our Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education (MAEd/TED-S) can help you achieve your goal.

This graduate degree program is intended for students with no prior teaching experience. The guiding philosophy of the MAEd/TED-S is to build upon your existing skills and knowledge. To help you become a confident and effective classroom teacher, you’ll add curriculum, instructional and assessment skill sets to your area of expertise. Blending academic theory with relevant coursework, field experiences and student teaching, our curriculum includes all essential elements required to help you prepare for a career in teaching.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

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There are no prerequisites for this course.

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The Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education (MAED/TED-S 07AZ) is a graduate degree program preparing candidates for teacher licensure. The guiding philosophy of the MAED/TED-S program is to provide the adult student, who already has a degree in a discipline other than education, with the skills and knowledge that will allow them to become a competent and effective educator. This program focuses on secondary student learning by improving the educator's responsibility for that learning.

Student teaching is an integral component of the Teacher Education Program. It provides students with a field-based experience at the appropriate grade and content level. Student teachers work with a cooperating teacher from a school site and with a University of Phoenix faculty advisor. The student teaching experience is designed to emphasize the achievement of state standards leading to certification and to present individuals with growth opportunities that best prepare them to assume the duties of a certified classroom teacher. Throughout the program, students are required to complete a minimum of 100 hours of verified field experiences, covering a variety of developmental levels. The focus of each observation will relate to specific course content. Documentation will be maintained in the student's professional portfolio.

The Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education is a graduate degree program intended for students with no prior teaching experience for initial teacher licensure. The program is designed for students who want to become secondary school teachers. Candidates for this program have already earned a bachelor’s degree. The program includes a clinical component requiring field experiences and student teaching above and beyond program coursework. As licensure requirements may vary by state, it is the student’s responsibility to ascertain and meet licensure requirements in any state in which the student desires to practice and to contact the applicable state educator licensure agency to verify current requirements to become a licensed teacher. There may be additional qualifications and/or disqualifications applicable in order to work as a teacher with any local, state or federal entity.

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:

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Review the learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education program.

Title II Reports for Indiana

University of Phoenix provides information about students who complete our teacher-preparation programs. For more information, review the institution and program report card.


Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Education graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education program.

Learning Outcomes

Review the learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education program.

Title II Reports for Indiana

University of Phoenix provides information about students who complete our teacher-preparation programs. For more information, review the institution and program report card.


Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Education graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Arts in Education/Secondary Teacher Education program.

Cost breakdown

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Tuition (per credit) $540.0
Tuition (per credit) for 100/200-level courses Not available
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Resource fee $165.0
One time application fee Not available

Fees may be non-refundable. Students pay tuition on a course-by-course basis. All tuition and fees of the University are subject to change.

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Professional licensure in Iowa
A student seeking an Iowa educator license is advised that successful completion of this institution’s program(s) of educator preparation does not qualify the student for initial educator licensure by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners. A candidate seeking licensure in the State of Iowa must first be licensed/certified as an educator in the state in which preparation was completed. For Iowa students enrolled online, this will be Arizona. This institution shall assist a candidate in: 1) contacting the appropriate licensing board in Arizona and 2) in understanding the requirements of the appropriate licensing board prior to the candidate’s completion of this institution’s program(s) of educator preparation. A candidate seeking subsequent licensure from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners must contact that Board at 515-281-5849 or online at www.boee.iowa.gov for licensure requirements in Iowa.

Certification in Alabama
State authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P-12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama certificate. Applicants for an Alabama certificate based on reciprocity must meet Alabama’s test requirements and submit a valid, renewable professional educator certificate/license issued by another state at the degree level, grade level, and in the teaching field or area of instructional support for which an Alabama certificate is sought and for which Alabama issues a certificate. Applicants for Alabama certification in an area of administration must also document at least three years of full-time employment as an administrator in a P-12 school system(s). www.alsde.edu