Why earn your M.Ed. from HIU? Teachers are lifelong students. Whether in their own classroom or in the Hope International University classroom, the best teachers strive for the pursuit of knowledge for themselves and their students. Teachers are always learning, and now you can make the decision to formalize your growth with a graduate degree in education with a Secondary Education Concentration.
What are the benefits of earning your Master of Education graduate degree? Not only will you advance your teaching career, you will be in a position to help, mentor, and support others within your school or district.
The Master of Education (Concentration in Secondary Education) program with SB2042 Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential degree program is designed for educators seeking a master’s degree and a teaching credential for a career in California public schools, grades 7-12. The program provides a background in theory, principles, materials, and teaching methodology for successful application in classroom settings. The emphasis prepares and entitles individuals to teach students who are English Learners (ELs).
Students may complete the combined degree and credential program in 15-20 months by attending evening classes or completing coursework online.
During and following completion of the SB2042 Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential students will:
Master of Education (Secondary Education Concentration) career opportunities:
Education students seeking the SB2042 Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential must meet the following requirements prior to student teaching:
Students seeking the SB2042 Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential must meet the following additional criteria prior to submission of application for a credential:
The M.Ed. (Secondary Education Concentration) and SB2042 Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential Degree program will be completed after 51 units and consists of the following course sequence:
See our Undergraduate Program for prerequisite options.
Choose one of the following:
Capstone Project: Student will select one of either Action Research or Thesis
Action Research Units:
Choose One of the Following Courses:
NOTE for Washington State students: Eligibility for initial educator certification in Washington is based on completion of a state approved educator preparation program. This program is approved in California. Even though you may be residing in Washington while in this program, your application for educator certification in Washington will be processed as an out-of-state application. Go to http://pathway.pesb.wa.gov/outofstate for more information. Educators are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for educator advancement.
Financial Aid is available.
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