The master’s degree in Secondary Education will prepare you to teach in grades 6–12 across all curriculum areas.
You will deepen your understanding of subject matter for teaching through this program, focusing on eliciting students’ ideas about subject matter and connecting students’ ideas to that subject matter, all while partnering with schools as a member of a teaching team.
Our Secondary Education program attracts students who want to take on the challenges and rewards of teaching diverse, historically marginalized learners, however, you will be prepared to work in any school and with any student population.
- Advanced Teaching of Mathematics in Secondary Schools
- Advanced Teaching of Science in Secondary Schools
- Advanced Teaching of Social Studies in Secondary Schools
- Advanced Teaching in Schools
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesEducation Teaching Early Childhood Education View 1090 other Masters in Teaching in United States
- Submitted online application
- Transcript(s) from prior undergraduate and graduate work.
- Two letters of recommendation are required, three preferred for our master's programs. Three letters of recommendation are required for our Ed.D. programs.
- Statement of purpose
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
- Scores from the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) may be submitted in lieu of the GRE for the following M.Ed. programs only.
- Scores from the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) may be submitted in lieu of the GRE for the M.E.d. in Leadership and Organizational Performance.
- International applicants must submit all of the above, plus the following:
- TOEFL or IELTS scores are required of all international applicants
International1828 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1828 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1828 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1828 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
Tuition per credit hour.
Every on-campus professional student applicant is considered for merit aid (information is listed below). There is no separate application to complete and students will be notified in their admissions letter if they have been awarded merit aid.
Peabody College also provides awards from the Dean’s Endowed and Special Award Funds. These funds are awarded based on demonstrated eligibility and may require a separate application.
In addition, there are a variety of awards and assistantships available to Peabody students. A full description of these can be found via the links on the left-hand side of this page. Please note that none of our professional programs guarantee an assistantship, but many Peabody students secure positions across Peabody and Vanderbilt University.
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.