Sep 30, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education, Professional Educators, M.Ed.

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Students may pursue a Professional Educators Master of Education in Secondary Education with a Biology, English/Language Arts, Family and Consumer Sciences, General Science, History, Mathematics, or Social Science concentration.

Program Admission Requirements:

  • A completed application available at
  • One official transcript from each institution of higher education attended
  • 2.75 undergraduate graduating GPA or 3.0 Master’s degree graduating GPA from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Must hold a valid Alabama Class B certificate in the same teaching field in which Class A certification is sought.

Retention and Completion Requirements

  • Maintain a 3.25 program GPA
  • Completed all required course work with a grade of “C” or higher
  • Completed SPED 407/507  or equivalent, if not previously completed

Teaching Field (12 credit hours)

Students must take 12 total graduate (500 level) hours in their teaching field. Comprehensive areas (English/Language Arts, General Science, and General Social Science) must include at least one course in two areas of the broader field. Undergraduate courses with equivalent content cannot be repeated for graduate credit.

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