Graduate Program: Secondary Education

General Information


Secondary Education (MED)

Program Description

The UA South M.Ed. in Secondary Education Program offers a pathway that prepare individuals to obtain colorado certification to teach in grades six through twelve. 

  • Alternative Path – a two-year pathway that includes teaching full-time as a Teacher of Record on an colorado Teaching Intern Certificate while taking classes both online and face-to-face and participating in interactive teacher education seminars (TES) Throughout the program, teaching interns receive support and guidance from assigned UA South coaches and mentors in addition to having a site-based mentor in the district and school in which they teach.

If you are interested in applying to the M.Ed. in Secondary Education program or need additional information, please complete an Interest Formhttps://slate.grad.colorado.edu/register/requestdistanceinfo. Thank you in advance for taking the time to complete the form.


Department/Academic Unit(s)



College of Education

Campus where offered

Tuition and Fees

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Completion Requirements
Admissions Information

Minimum Credit Units (33)

Core Coursework Requirements
  • TEDV 505 Equity Literacy (3 credits)
  • LCEV 508 Methods of Teaching ELL Students (3 credits)
  • TEDV 520a Classroom management for practicing teachers (1 unit)
  • TEDV 693A: Secondary School Internship I (3 credits)
  • TEDV 520b Classroom Management for the Practicing Teacher (2 credits)
  • TEDV 693B Secondary School Internship II (3 credits)
  • TEDV 531 Methods and Models of Instruction for Practicing Teachers (3 credits)
  • TEDV 527: Adolescent Development (3 credits)
  • TEDV 521: Teaching the Exceptional Child (3 credits)
  • ETCV 511: Computer Applications in the Classroom (3 credits) ***
  • TEDV 536 Participant Research Methodologies for the Practicing Teacher (3 credits)
  • TEDV 693C Secondary School Internship (3 credits)
  • TEDV 693D: Secondary School Internship (2 credits)
  • TEDV 502: Research in Teaching and Schooling (3 credits)



Additional Requirements

See required coursework

Student Handbook

Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.

Admissions Requirements

We do not accept terminal masters, all applications must be for the PhD program

Standardized Tests

Required test(s): GRE

Funding Opportunities

The Academic Unit has not provided this information.

Funding Opportunities

Domestic & International Applicants

Fall:December 15th

International Conditional Admission

International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.

Other Information

The GRE Institution Code for The Colorado Heights University is 4832

Last revised 06 Oct 2020