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;
- Mass communication; 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.
Off-campus graduate education 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 35* percent below the standard rate for master's degree programs and 26* 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: $530*
- Discounted cost for a three-credit class: $1,590*
All discounts are estimates based on anticipated tuition rates for fall 2014. Tuition rate has not been set.
For more details on tuition and fees at Point Park for 2013-14, please visit our tuition and fees page.
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