Secondary Education Degree

Be an advocate for student excellence—teach the next generation of student leaders.

At Park University, our Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education degree will provide you with learning opportunities through theoretical knowledge and practical application, so you can earn certification to teach at the high school level (grades 9 through 12) in the state of Missouri.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education degree program, you’ll be required to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus. This degree requires a minimum of 120 completed credit hours, including 67 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses. Students are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75—with no grade lower than a “C” allowed in the education core. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework and requirements for this degree.

  • Parkville, MO

PROFESSIONAL CURRICULUM

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AREAS OF CERTIFICATION

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All students, including both degree-seeking certification and certification only, must apply for admission and meet admission requirements of the School of Education.

School of Education Admission Requirements and Procedures

Dr. Timothy Westcott

Interim Dean
Associate Professor of History
tim.westcott@park.edu

Dr. Georgina Chambers


Assistant Professor of Education
gchambers@park.edu

Dr. Donna (Dong) Choi


Professor of Early Childhood Education
dong.choi@park.edu

Dr. Brant Winn


Director of Field Experience
brant.winn@park.edu

Secondary educators guide the next generation of leaders to success.

The School of Education at Park University is committed to your success. We are committed to preparing you to guide the next generation of leaders. Completion of the certification process, through the Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education degree program, will enable you to teach at the high school level, from grades 9 through 12.

Areas of Concentration

Students seeking secondary education certification will choose from one of the following areas of concentration:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English
  • Math
  • Social Science
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Program Highlights

As a student in Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education program at Park University, you will have the opportunity to gain experience in the field, including a variety of in-school activities, which culminate in student teaching. Whether you choose to be an educator in the sciences or humanities, this program will prepare you for a lifelong career making a difference in students’ lives.

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.