Teaching (Secondary / Alternative Licensure)
Online Master's Degree

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Overview


The Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Secondary Education program is designed for candidates who hold a baccalaureate degree and want to earn a Middle/Secondary Teaching License.  This is a 36 hour graduate program that is completely online.

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Cost


$382*

  • Total per credit hour

36

  • Credit hours
  • Total tuition = $13,752*
    ( $346 per credit hour + $36 electronic access fee) x 36 credits
    *Cost per credit hour and total tuition is based on 2018-2019 academic year tuition rates , master's program option, and assuming all coursework is completed online in the 2018-2019 academic year. Cost per credit hour and total tuition will vary if studies span over one or more academic year.

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The Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Secondary Education program is designed for candidates who hold a baccalaureate degree and want to earn a Middle/Secondary Teaching License.  This is a 36 hour graduate program that is completely online.

Candidates who are eligible can teach in a middle or secondary classroom as the Teacher of Record and earn a salary while completing coursework with a Restricted Teaching License.

Candidates who do not secure a teaching position while taking courses must complete a student teaching semester during the last semester of coursework.

The Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Secondary Education prepares a candidate for a Kansas middle/secondary teaching license in a content area.  Candidates pursuing a Music, Art or Physical Education teaching license earn a K-Grade 12 teaching license.

Candidates can teach in Kansas or transfer their license to other states.

Candidates who accept a teaching position can be the Teacher of Record for one and/or two years using the Kansas Restricted Teaching License.  Candidates who do not secure a teaching license must complete a student teaching semester (16 weeks).

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Whether you are beginning your career with a Bachelor of Science in Education or want to grow professionally with a Masters Degree or Educational Specialist, we believe this is the place for you! With accredited programs, campus, online and hybrid classes, caring faculty and staff to guide you, you can begin or continue your journey toward a rewarding life in the field of Education and Leadership.

The faculty in the Early Childhood Unified program come from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and the Department of Teaching and Leadership. They also serve as academic advisors for the program.

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