M.Ed. On Campus Online

Secondary Education

Arizona State University

12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Secondary Education MEd program from Arizona State University is intended for students who hold a bachelor's degree in any field and want to further their knowledge in education for grades 6-12. The program connects theory and practice through quality classroom instruction.


Students gain a foundation in teaching and content knowledge from experts in the field who are actively engaged in the educational research community. Students embed their knowledge throughout the program, empowering them to engage in research through coursework. The culminating experience engages student's research by critically evaluating education research related to an action research problem, applying education concepts and reflecting on practice.

This Secondary Education MEd program from Arizona State University alone does not lead to teacher certification. Students interested in teacher certification should enroll in the concentration that includes the coursework and professional experiences needed to qualify for certification in the state of Arizona.

Career Opportunities

  • Students are prepared to start educational careers working with children in grades 6-12 in roles that do not require certification. They gain skills in instruction and assessment, educational research and collaborating in teams that allow them to successfully work in schools and other community-serving organizations.
  • Career examples include: non-certified educator in schools or community settings and educational researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Instructional Design, Planning and Assessment 
  • Research and Evaluation in Education 
  • Creating Equitable Learning Environment: Decision Making and Action 
  • Exploration of Education: Child/Adolescent Development and Foundations of Special Education 
  • Literacy Across the Disciplines 
  • Cultivating Networks of Culturally Responsive Relationships Among Families, Communities and Cultures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in any content area or education related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

Applicants are required to submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • professional resume
  • personal statement
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Online Arizona resident: 13,680/year
  • Online Non-Arizona resident: $14,992/year

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 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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