Make an impact on the lives of middle and high school students through content knowledge you love while learning essential transdisciplinary knowledge and skills in the Master of Education in Secondary Education with STEM Education program.
This full-time, New Hampshire based MEd program was designed to prepare you to become a secondary school classroom teacher while instilling a transdisciplinary mindset. At the end of this program, you’ll have earned a teaching certification specializing you in 1 of 5 content areas:
As project-based learning has become more and more prevalent in secondary education, so has the need for high quality educators with an appreciation for collaboration. If you’re passionate about cross-subject, competency-driven learning and authentic assessments for middle and high school level students, this program will help you become a valuable asset as a teacher in a secondary school setting.
In the MEd in Secondary Education with STEM Education program, you’ll gain teaching skills and knowledge useful in teaching middle and high school students with a transdisciplinary mindset. You’ll also learn how to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your master's in secondary education with STEM education at SNHU include:
SNHU requires an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (or equivalent) for admission. If you are an international student in need of a visa to study on campus, please see our international admission requirements.
As this cohort program begins in the spring, acceptance decisions are made throughout the year until May 1. An interview is also expected of all candidates. To apply, simply complete our application form online.
Currently, secondary certifications are offered at the undergraduate level only. SNHU is pursuing approval by the New Hampshire State Board of Education to offer a master’s in secondary education to offer those certifications at the graduate level:
Students may take courses in the MEd in Secondary Education associated with these certifications while SNHU seeks approval. Until approval is granted, students cannot be recommended to the State Department of Education for certification. State certification is contingent upon the program being approved by the New Hampshire State Board of Education.
Note that students will not be recommended for certification until they have met all testing requirements as required by the New Hampshire Department of Education which includes a passing score on the Praxis CORE (or its equivalent) and the relevant Praxis II Content Exam (or its equivalent).
The MEd in Secondary Education with STEM Education program is competency-driven, ensuring graduates of this program are prepared to teach in the growing number of New Hampshire schools that have adopted a competency-based approach to teaching and learning. This program is a great option if you are seeking teacher certification in a middle or high school.
The MEd in Secondary Education with STEM Education is a 36-credit, 16-month clinical master’s in education program. You’ll engage with grade 5-12 students from the start of the program, spending a full school year working alongside practicing educators in local schools.
During the summer, you will develop project-based learning activities, and then work with middle and high school students during a summer learning program sponsored by SNHU. By the end of the program, you will have earned a Graduate Certificate in Trans-Disciplinary Competencies along with STEM education badges as part of your clinical coursework.
Total Credits: 36
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Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.