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Secondary and Middle Grades Education

University of Alaska Southeast

11 months
25896 USD/year
25896 USD/year
12312 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Secondary and Middle Grades Education (grades 6-12) is an 11-month program at the University of Alaska Southeast for students who have completed a baccalaureate degree and who are seeking a teaching certificate in secondary and middle grades education. 

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Applicants to this Secondary and Middle Grades Education program from University of Alaska Southeast should preferably have an undergraduate degree in a subject normally taught in Alaska secondary schools (e.g. English, social studies, mathematics, sciences, art, music) or be willing to take courses in that subject area to strengthen their content background. 

Contact Scott Christian for more information. Placements for this program are made throughout Alaska. A total of 36 graduate credits are required. To be considered in the first round for the upcoming cohort, candidate must apply by April 1st. A secondary review of applicants will be completed in an ongoing manner based on available space in the program.

The six-week summer program is offered on the Juneau campus and prepares the intern to begin the teaching internship when the public schools begin. Fall and Spring courses are offered via e-Learning only.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Alaska Resources, People and Perspectives 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools 
  • Perspectives in Multicultural Education 
  • Curriculum Development 
  • Education Seminar 
  • Classroom Internet Integration 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UAS Graduate Application ($60 fee)
  • Transcripts from all universities attended with a Cumulative GPA: 3.0 minimum
  • Two recommendation forms addressing Academic Content and Professional Dispositions
  • Student Information Sheet
  • Information Release Waiver Statement
  • Statement of Professional Objectives
  • Passing Praxis CASE/Core exam scores must be sent to UAS.  Students taking the Praxis outside of Alaska must also have the scores sent to the Alaskan Department of Education and Early Development (code R7027).  Passing scores are required prior to admission.
  • A passing Praxis II content area exam score must be sent to UAS before students can be fully admitted to this program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12948 USD per semester during 11 months.
  • National

    25896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12948 USD per semester during 11 months.
  • In-State

    12312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6156 USD per semester during 11 months.

Living costs for Brookfield

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Updated over a year ago

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