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Secondary Education Degree Program

Drexel University School of Education

Drexel’s Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education is designed to address the many variables of today’s secondary classroom. Our goal is to train a new generation of teachers who can impact a new generation of learners.
The curriculum for the BS in Secondary Education has technology at its core and a strong emphasis on STEM subject areas.

What Is Secondary Education?

Secondary education, in Pennsylvania, includes grades 7-12. This degree is for those looking to get a high school teaching degree or teach a specific subject area in 7th or 8th grade. Students graduate with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Secondary Education and a concentration in their subject area.

Secondary Education Degree Concentrations

At the end of the sophomore year, a review of the student's content and pedagogy coursework will determine acceptance into the Teacher Certification Program.

Coursework focuses on students in grades 7–12 in the following areas:

Students wishing to earn more than one teaching certification may do so with consultation from their academic advisor.

For information regarding curriculum, degree requirements, and a sample plan of study for each of these areas, please visit the Drexel Course Catalog.

What Can You Do With A Secondary Education Degree?

Students who earn a degree in secondary education will be able to teach grades 7-12 in the content area of certification.