Secondary Education

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

M.Sc. On Campus Online
24 months
7774 USD/year
7774 USD/year
2378 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Secondary Education program offered by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi allows you to work toward two goals simultaneously: educator certification and a master's degree in Secondary Education. 


Courses in the Secondary Education program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi are offered either at night, online, or both, making it possible to fit in courses even if you work full time.

Students seeking the Master of Science in Secondary Education and EC-6 or 4-8 Certification must complete all requirements for both prior to graduation. Students must complete two semesters of Internship or one semester of Student Teaching, along with the required electives, in order to graduate.

The Master's in Secondary Education prepares graduates to become certified educators and to:

  • Design instruction and assessment to promote student learning
  • Provide examples of a positive classroom climate
  • Determine effective, responsive instruction and assessment as teachers
  • Articulate and fulfill professional roles and responsibilities as teachers
  • Design and implement an action research project that utilizes knowledge of the content and pedagogy acquired in the program to inform their teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Instructional Techniques for Effective Teaching
  • Foundations of Education in America
  • Planning, Teaching, Learning Processes
  • Classroom Management and the Student
  • Strategies for Teaching in the Secondary School
  • Studies in Equality of Educational Opportunities
  • Fundamentals of Secondary Reading instruction
  • Design Strategies for Online Instruction & Learning Management Systems 
  • Professional Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for Admission via Apply Texas Application
  • An applicant may defer admission to an earlier/later semester.
  • $50 for US citizen, $70 for International Students
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at any accredited college or university attended (International applicants will be required to submit relevant International transcripts)
  • Official GRE scores (Within five years of the date of application)
  • Essay (at least 300 words in length which includes educational and professional goals and the potential areas of interest)
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores are required for international applicants from countries where English is not the native language.
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7774 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3887 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7774 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3887 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    2378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1189 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a variety of academically competitive scholarships for all students. The Scholarship Office assists students with the application process. The liaison also coordinates the process of manages and awarding scholarships.

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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