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Secondary Education (Project Second)

Black Hills State University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
649 USD/credit
649 USD/credit
365 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Project SECOND is an online secondary teacher certification program unique to BHSU that can be completed in a one- or two-year time frame. 

Overview

This program embraces the philosophy of theory into practice with active learning experiences supported through two practicums and student teaching. Eligible students include those with a baccalaureate degree in a teachable content area with a minimum GPA of 2.7.

What will the successful candidate be able to do when the program is completed?

Upon completing Project SECOND, students will be able to apply for secondary certification in their specific content field(s).

Project SECOND offers the following benefits:

  • Earn a master's degree
  • Complete a teaching certification in a one- or two-year time frame
  • Program offered online, placing students near their home for both practicums and student teaching
  • Earn a recommendation to the South Dakota Department of Education for teaching certification in 7-12 content areas
  • Receive in-depth guidance and instruction through small online class sizes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Characteristics and Exceptionalities of Adolescents
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Area
  • Plan, Manage and Assess the Diverse 7-12 Classroom
  • Seminar
  • Pre-Admission Practicum
  • Pre-Student Teaching Practicum
  • Middle Level Methods of Teaching

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.7 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
61 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Who is Eligible?

  • Eligible individuals have earned a degree from an accredited college or university
  • The degree must coincide with a content area in secondary teaching
  • The cumulative grade point average (GPA) of undergraduate studies must be 2.7 or higher
  • Students enrolled in Project SECOND must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, with a maximum of 2 C's in graduate courses

Tuition Fee

  • International

    649 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 649 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    649 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 649 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    365 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 365 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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