12 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Secondary Education from Kent State University serves individuals who have never held a teaching certificate or license.

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Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Secondary Education program from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Implement current learning theories in the classroom.
  • Demonstrate continued professional development.
  • Understand the scope and sequence of curriculum in their content area for grades seven to 12.
  • Use reflection on teaching as a tool for improving teaching and student learning.
  • Incorporate the appropriate use of technology in classroom lessons to increase student learning.
  • Demonstrate how schools work and how support staff, parents and the community can be utilized to foster and improve their future students' success.
  • Recognize the importance of planning that incorporate national and state standards for their content area.
  • Develop and refine skills in planning, assessment and classroom management that maximize learning for all students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Practicum
  • Principles of Secondary Teaching
  • Seminar in Secondary Education
  • Research in Secondary Education
  • Teaching Adolescents in the Secondary School Culture
  • Foundations of Education and Human Services
  • Psychological Foundations of Education
  • Curriculum Methods Mild/moderate Intervention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


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English requirements

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Résumé
  • Essay (1,000 words) explaining desire to teach
  • Questions in Anticipation of Licensure form
  • Content evaluation (to be completed before applying)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

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


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