The Master of Education with Secondary (Grades 7-12) Teaching Certification program is dedicated to
providing instruction in educational theory balanced with current
classroom practices. The program focuses on a value-centered approach
toward the preparation of caring, uniquely-qualified candidates to
address the needs of diverse populations in today's schools.
This program allows students to pursue their Master of Education while getting their Secondary (Grades 7-12) Teaching Certification at the same time. The curriculum prepares students to teach grades
seventh through twelfth. Secondary (Grades 7-12) Teaching Certification students select a
concentration for certification from the following disciplines:
Biology, Business, Computer and Information Technology, Chemistry,
English, Mathematics, and Social Studies.
View the curriculum and course descriptions required for this program, learn more about our admission process, or request more information.
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Ellen Engler, B.S., M.S.Ed.
Associate Professor of Education
“The M.Ed. and graduate certification programs at Alvernia University employ a values-centered approach to prepare highly-qualified, caring educators and school leaders. Through coursework and field work, students become ready to address many needs of diverse populations we now see in today’s schools.”
Steph Snavely, M.Ed. ’10
“The M.Ed. program at Alvernia University has provided an academically challenging experience which is relevant to my career as a teacher.”
Michelle Salloum, Special Education Certification ’08
“Alvernia University strives to integrate a variety of different teaching methods to ensure success.”