Secondary Education and Special Education MEd
Through the MEd in Secondary Education and Special Education program in the College of Education, students gain the tools to teach in diverse urban contexts and address the challenges facing students and educators in urban environments. This graduate program teaches students how to create inclusive and nurturing classroom environments for all students, including those with disabilities, learning deficits and language differences, as well as those from different cultures.
Applicants to Secondary Education programs who are interested in earning certification through a full-time, urban-focused STEM teacher residency program may also explore Temple’s Teacher Residency program.
Who might be interested?
The Secondary Education and Special Education MEd program is designed for individuals choosing to change careers after earning a bachelor’s degree in another field, to prepare them for initial teacher certification in secondary education (grades 7 through 12) and special education (grades 7 through 12).
Classes & Curriculum
This combined MEd degree program may be completed on a part- or a full-time basis, with evening classes that accommodate the schedules of working professionals. Though the logistics of field experience could change in any given semester, students usually spend seven full days in the classroom over the course of a semester. During the student-teaching semester, students must spend every day in the classroom for 14 weeks.