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Secondary Education, 7-12

Duquesne University

12 months
1336 USD/credit 40080 USD/year
1336 USD/credit 40080 USD/year
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Engage your passion for learning and teaching with the Secondary Education, 7-12 program of Duquesne University.


The Secondary Education, 7-12 program of Duquesne University programs prepare you for Grade 7-12 classrooms in Pennsylvania and in many other states. The programs combine professional education with an academic curricula area in English, Mathematics, Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics),or Social Studies, or Latin.

Those who are new to teaching will learn how to lead in the classroom. Those who are currently teaching and looking to teach a different grade level or subject area will be prepared with the skills for a smooth transition. Our graduate teacher education certification programs are nationally accredited and guided by standards from the State of Pennsylvania and national professional organizations. The program faculty are experts in their field. Students will complete formal classroom visits, known as field experiences, explore different perspectives, and be face-to-face with social justice issues in the field. With Duquesne's premier location, in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, candidates will have the opportunity to visit classrooms in urban, suburban, and rural settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Helping English Language Learners in Mainstream Classes
  • Assessment of Middle Level and Secondary Education
  • Technology and Education
  • Orientation to the Graduate Secondary Leading Teacher Program
  • Content Area Reading
  • Educating the Whole Teen

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Duquesne University Online Graduate Application
  • Submit Official transcripts
  • Applicants who are a returning secondary education teacher must submit a copy of their Instructional I Teaching Certificate in their secondary content area
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Applicants seeking initial certification must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA
  • Applicants who are returning secondary education teachers must have an overall 3.0 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in secondary education content courses

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    40080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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Updated over a year ago

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