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Secondary Education

Catholic University of America

48 months
53040 USD/year
53040 USD/year
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The undergraduate programs in Secondary Education from the Catholic University of America prepare students as middle school and high school teachers in English, mathematics, or social studies.


Students who complete this Secondary Education program from the Catholic University of America are ready to begin their teaching career in D.C. or to apply for a teaching license in a state of their choice, based on the Interstate Agreement between the District and most of the other continental States and Territories. 

What you'll study

Conceived as a joint major, the program enable students to build a solid foundation in the discipline of their choice while initiating them to the multifaceted nature of education.  It also strives to develop students’ capacity for critical reflection on the purposes and practices of education by exposing them to the different theoretical perspectives that have historically guided educational choices and by making them acquainted them to the psychological and pedagogical research literature and teaching methodologies, both general and specific to the content-area of their interest. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Education
  • Psychology of Education
  • Curriculum and Methods in Adolescent Education
  • Reading in the Content Area: Learning to Learn from Text
  • Teaching English in Secondary Schools
  • Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Common Application
  • The Common Application Essay
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report with Counselor Letter
  • At least one (1) Teacher Recommendation
  • ZeeMee Profile (Optional)
  • International students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate English proficiency through the TOEFL or IELTS examinations.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26520 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    53040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26520 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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