Master of Education in Secondary and Middle Grades Education

With the Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Secondary and Middle Grades, you will become an evidence-based instructional leader, reflective scholar-practitioner, and responsive change agent.

You are eligible to apply for the Masters of Education degree in Secondary or Middle Grades Education if you are a teacher certified in middle (4-8) or secondary (6-12) English/language arts, history/social studies, mathematics, or the sciences.

The Master of Education is entirely online and can be completed in 18 months to two years.

You will choose your concentration area from those below:

Concentrations – Secondary Education

  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Concentrations – Middle Grades Education

  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

REQUEST INFO

 

KSU secondary-education student in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Online

Number of Credit Hours: 36 Total Hours

Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Two-year Program

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall, July 1
  • Spring, November 1
  • Summer, April 1
Curriculum  Apply Now

Admissions Requirements

  • Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to ksugrad@kennesaw.edu.
  • Clear Renewable Georgia Teaching Certificate - You must hold certification in middle or secondary education in the concentration you are applying for. To print a copy of your Georgia clear, renewable certificate, you may log onto www.gapsc.com
  • Personal Statement - Can be uploaded into the online application. Should be 1-2 pages and describe your beliefs about education at the secondary or middle grade level goals relative to the Master of Education in Secondary and Middle Grades Education (SMGE).
  • Resume or Professional Vitae - Can be uploaded into the online application. Should document your education, years of teaching experience, current school and district, volunteer, and service activities in which you have participated, and any leadership involvement. 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - Can be sent electronically through the online application. Recommendation must come from a Principal, an Assistant Principal, or a Teaching Administrator such as a Grade-Level Chair, Instructional Lead Teaching, OR University Faculty members or administrators. 
Apply now

Secondary Education Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Approved by the GPSC — The Georgia Professional Standards Commission fully supports all degrees for the Specialist in Secondary and Middle Grades Education at Kennesaw State University

  • 100% Online — The Ed.S. in Secondary and Middle Grades education is entirely online, providing you with flexibility for a balanced work-learn life.

  • M.Ed. Transferability — When you complete your M.Ed. in Secondary and Middle Grades Education at KSU, you may apply up to 6 credit hours from the M.Ed. (a 36-credit hour program) to your Ed.S. (a 30-credit hour program).

What can you do with a Secondary Education degree?

A Masters of Education degree in Secondary and Middle Grades Education focuses on a specialized subject matter (biology, math, chemistry, etc.) and teaching skills. The Masters of Education in Secondary and Middle Grades Education degree can lead to various professional jobs such as:

  • Academic Adviser
  • Curriculum Consultant
  • Education Consultant
  • Education Policy Analyst
  • High School Teacher
  • Museum Educator
  • Researcher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Textbook Author
  • Training and Development Specialist

Secondary and Middle Grades Education Salary and Career Information


Department of Secondary & Middle Grades Education

Kennesaw State University
Department of Secondary & Middle Grades Education
Chantal and Tommy Bagwell Education Building 
580 Parliament Garden Way NW
Mail Drop #0122 
Kennesaw, GA 30144 
 
Email Visit Site

REQUEST INFO

 

Stay Connected