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Secondary Education, B.S.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
This Secondary Education program from University of Idaho provides the latest methods, strategies, tools and technologies used to teach sixth- through twelfth-grade students. You will explore child development and psychology and gain in-depth knowledge in the subject area that you want to teach. 
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Overview

To succeed in the classroom, secondary school teachers need a specific skill set that not only prepares them to teach teen-aged students, but also equips them with a certain level of expertise in their chosen subject, whether it is science, math, English, history, art or other area.

You will also gain experience in the classroom with one semester of student teaching under the supervision of a practicing teacher.

Teacher certification, a requirement for teaching in a public school, varies from state to state. Upon completion of your coursework, you will be eligible to take the teacher certification exam for the state in which you want to work.

Degree Fit

This Secondary Education program from University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy working with youth
  • Are interested in studying and teaching in a specific subject area
  • Are a patient, positive person
  • Have strong communication and leadership skills
  • Are willing to work hard to overcome challenges

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Teacher in grades 6-12

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • Contexts of Education
  • Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners
  • Internship Seminar
  • Technology, Teaching and Learning
  • Literacy Methods for Content Learning
  • Secondary Internship
  • Educating for Exceptionalities

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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