The Master of Education degree in Secondary Education is based on a foundation of liberal arts education that enhances the knowledge base for currently licensed teachers and other education stakeholders. The degree can also be completed in conjunction with an initial teacher licensure program.
of Xavier's teaching licensure students pass their state exams.
The Department of Secondary and Special Education is the most popular of Xavier's education programs, but with about 700 students overall, it's still small enough to guarantee personal attention.
The master's program in Secondary Education requires 30 credit hours of coursework, consisting of 9 credit hours of core and 21 credit hours of approved courses for the Secondary Education concentration.
All students seeking licensure in Secondary Education experience at least 15 weeks in supervised student teaching in local classrooms.
Grades 7-12 (Adolescent to Young Adult)
Grades Pre K-12 (Multi Age)
Core education courses are offered at five Cincinnati area locations, making it even easier for students to take courses. The locations include:
median pay for high school teachers (Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012)
number of states recognizing Ohio's teacher licensure earned through Xavier.
of graduate education and licensure students are provided academic advisors.
of students receive assistance with job search and placement from the Office of Career Development.