18 months
720 USD/credit 14400 USD/year
720 USD/credit 14400 USD/year
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Secondary Education programme of Arcadia University is designed to allow students seeking certification in secondary areas to attain a master’s degree concurrently. 


Secondary Education programme of Arcadia University is not required for certification, and individual requirements for certification may vary based on academic experience. 

Key facts:

  • The program must be planned with an adviser to ensure that degree and/or certification requirements are satisfied.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Foundations of Education in the U.S. 
  • Differentiated Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms 
  • Teacher & Class/Sec 
  • Issues in Science for Secondary Teachers 
  • Instructional Technology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate application, including personal statements, to be completed online. Use the following application (please complete application via desktop for a better use experience). 
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better. Passing scores on the Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and Math can be submitted when the GPA is below 3.0
  • One official transcript from each college, university or professional school attended. Transfer credits included on a transcript must include grades earned; if not, an official transcript from the original school must be submitted. Transcripts must be sent from the issuing school in a sealed envelope and contain the appropriate signatures and seals to be considered official.
  • Proof of any Pennsylvania teaching certificates, if applying for an add-on certification program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 720 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    14400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 720 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Glenside

1000 - 1500 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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