Secondary Education (B.S.Ed.)
Guide teens by teaching them and helping them find their interests, now and for their future.
High school is a critical time of education – and teaching students during their teen years has its challenges and rewards. When you earn your Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education from UND, you’ll learn how to effectively teach life skills and knowledge for students in 9th through 12th grade.
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- 4 years
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Why Study at UND?
The University of North Dakota offers the most comprehensive selection of Teacher Education majors, minors and endorsements in the state. Our program prepares you to teach in high school classrooms in North Dakota, Minnesota and across the nation.
Through the College of Education & Human Development, in partnership with the College of Arts & Sciences, you can prepare to be a high school teacher in 11 areas to meet students’ current and future educational needs.
The Secondary Education program prepares teachers who are subject matters experts in content areas such as English, Sciences, Social Studies, Mathematics, Music, Foreign Languages, and Art and who can demonstrate innovative ways to help all students succeed in rural or urban settings.
You’ll complete a double major earning a B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education for high school teacher preparation. You’ll also complete a B.A. or B.S. related to your content area of choice (e.g., English, Mathematics, Chemistry, etc.).
Our courses are designed to provide you with real-world classroom experiences. Your program culminates in a student teaching assignment where you’ll have responsibility for instruction and assessment.
All teacher education programs at the University of North Dakota are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education is also approved by the North Dakota Educational Standards and Licensing Board.