Secondary Education Program
Secondary teachers help shape the interests and attitudes of high school students. The Secondary Education program prepares students for a career teaching students in grades seven to twelve. Secondary Education students specialize in one of the following subject areas; art, biology, chemistry, English, exercise science, history, mathematics, physical science, physics, or TESOL education. Courses develop students' skills in lesson planning, teaching, classroom management, technology use, and other areas necessary for effective teaching. Students complete practicum experiences in local public schools where they receive hands-on training working with secondary school students. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts United States secondary teacher employment will grow at 4 percent between 2018 and 2028.