Pursue a Master's Degree in Secondary Education in Downtown Pittsburgh
Point Park University's Master of Education degree in secondary education leading to Pennsylvania certification is designed for students who hold a bachelor's degree in a content area or related field and seek initial secondary certification (grades 7 through 12) in one of the following areas:
Master's degree in secondary education paves alum's path to teaching science.
Secondary education graduate student Michelina Pollini was named a Schweitzer Program Fellow.
- Biological sciences;
- English; or
Secondary Education Graduate Courses
Some of the courses in the master's in secondary education program include:
- Instructional Methods for Secondary Teachers
- Special Education Inclusive Practices
- Human Behavior and Classroom Management
- Technological Applications
- Student Teaching Program
Classes are offered on Saturdays, evenings and in summer institutes. The program also includes a student teaching semester. Courses are delivered in a variety of formats including traditional, online and blended approaches.
Students are eligible for Point Park’s tuition discount being offered for all certificate and master's degree education programs. This tuition discount is approximately 47 percent below the standard rate for master's degree programs and 41 percent below the standard rate for certificate programs.
New and returning education certificate and master's degree students will receive this lower tuition rate as follows:
- Discounted cost per credit: $454
- Discounted cost for a three-credit class: $1,362
For more details on tuition and fees at Point Park for 2015-16, please visit our tuition and fees page.