M.Ed. On Campus

Secondary Education

Texas State University

12 months
765 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
765 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
357 USD/credit 10710 USD/year
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The Secondary Education program from Texas State University continues to develop teacher-leaders who will make significant contributions in schools and other educational settings.


The elementary education programs develop teacher leaders who will make significant contributions in schools and other educational settings.

Our master’s programs with an emphasis on talent development are unique in the nation. Students are exposed to ways that open talent development and creativity beyond dominant perspectives and historical categories and places. Students are able to enhance their teaching, creative practices, and engagement with the world.

Students in talent development studies enhance their creative practices, their skillful and responsive actions, and their engagement with the world.

Program Mission

The mission of the Secondary Education program from Texas State University is to prepare culturally responsive educators at an advanced level to meet the challenges of the 21st century by:

  • enhancing instructional, leadership, inquiry, and collaborative expertise
  • expanding knowledge, understanding, and application of current research
  • using technology to make advancements in the teaching-learning process

Through school, community, and professional partnerships, the Department of Curriculum and Instruction advances scholarship and pedagogy that influence educational practice and policy. Faculty and graduate students in the talent development concentration:

  • encourage the creative actions of youth, adults, and communities
  • support the development of skillful practice and of responsive and responsible actions
  • increase equity in education
  • enhance well-being and engagement

Programme Structure

  • The master of education (M.Ed.) in secondary education offers a variety of degree plans that include courses in secondary education and a closely related minor.
  • Students can pursue concentrations in dual-credit courses, educational technology, or talent development. Courses are offered in face-to-face and online formats.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • statement of purpose (one page) describing what has motivated the student to enter the teaching profession, become a dual-credit teacher, and/or want to earn a master's degree

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 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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