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Secondary Education degrees abroad

Studying secondary education at university can prepare you for a rewarding career in secondary school teaching. It’s possible to study general education programs, or you can study courses that prepare you to teach a specific area or subject, like science, geography or English.

Many programs cover general education topics including professional practice, policy, teaching and learning, alongside the subject you're most passionate about and want to teach. It’s important to remember that when studying abroad you’ll be learning about that country’s education system, which will have a bearing on where you can teach after you graduate.

Studying secondary education abroad is a great option for international students, especially those that want to work overseas. You can choose from a wide range of programs from all over the world, giving you the chance to experience a new culture and study in a country with an excellent education system.

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Secondary Education program structure

You can study secondary education focused degrees at most levels of study, including bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate. As part of a US liberal arts bachelor’s degree you can major or minor in secondary education over four years, with the opportunity to study modules in the subject you want to teach.

In the UK you can study secondary education as a BA at undergraduate level, but you will usually also need a PGCE or PGDE qualification to become a teacher.

Postgraduate degrees can be either an MSc or MA master’s qualification depending on what area you want to specialize in, and take two years to complete. PhDs are usually designed for teachers who want to do further research in education. You could also study an EdD (Doctor of Education), which tends to focus on administrative topics, like curriculum and policy.

The program content will depend on the type of degree a university offers, and where you’re studying. Many qualifications only allow you to teach in a specific country and even state, so you need to know exactly which program is right for you before applying.

Secondary education programs will include a lot of time in placements in local schools where you can get real hands-on experience working in the classroom. The course content and modules you’ll study will depend on a number of factors, but common subjects include:

  • Issues in education
  • Subject specific pedagogy
  • Professional practice
  • Understanding classrooms
  • Diversity in education

Secondary Education study abroad programs

Secondary education undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in secondary education

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    Adolescence Education (Grades 7-12) - BSc State University of New York at Oswego, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,679 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,679 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about Adolescence Education (Grades 7-12)
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    Adolescent Education: Social Studies - BA St. Francis College, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    27,461 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 27,461 USD

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Adolescent Education (Social Studies), B.A.
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    History: Secondary Education (West Valley Campus) - BA Arizona State University (in partnership with Kaplan International), USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    32,760 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 32,760 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about History: Secondary Education (West Valley Campus)
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    Education: Elementary/Secondary - BEd Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,787 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,895 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
    Show program overview about Bachelor of Education (Elementary/Secondary)
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    Education: Secondary - BEd Crandall University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,805 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,920 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Bachelor of Education - Secondary

Associate in secondary education

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    Liberal Arts & Sciences: Adolescence Education (Earth Science) - ASc Mohawk Valley Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,743 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,743 USD

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Liberal Arts & Sciences: Adolescence Education (Earth Science)
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    Secondary Education - AA College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,048 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,048 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January
    Show program overview about Secondary Education
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    Secondary Education - AAT St. Charles Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,660 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,660 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about Secondary Education Transfer Program A.A.T.

Secondary education graduate programs

Master's in secondary education

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    Adolescent Education - MST Pace University (in partnership with Kaplan International), USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    46,260 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 46,260 USD

    Start date
    May, January
    Show program overview about Adolescent Education
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    High School Education, 6-12 - MEd University of West Alabama, USA
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    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,870 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,870 USD

    Start date
    May, August, January
    Show program overview about High School Education, 6-12
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    Adolescence Education: English (Grades 7-12) - MSc Long Island University Post, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    30,420 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,420 USD

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about MS Adolescence Education: English (Grades 7-12)
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    Education: Secondary - PME Maynooth University, Ireland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,194 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,000 EUR

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF EDUCATION (SECONDARY)
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    Secondary Education - MEd DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,680 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,680 USD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Secondary Education

Doctorate in secondary education

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    Educational Leadership: Elementary/Secondary - EdD California State University, Long Beach, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,658 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,658 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about Educational Leadership: Elementary/Secondary

Diploma in secondary education

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    Learning and Teaching: Secondary - GradDip Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,984 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 27,330 NZD

    Start date
    July, November, February
    Show program overview about Learning and Teaching: Secondary

Certificate in secondary education

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    School Direct Training: Secondary (Avery Hill Campus) - PGCert University of Greenwich, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,468 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,150 GBP

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about School Direct Training Programme (Secondary), PGCE

Future secondary education careers

A career as a secondary or high school teacher is the aim of most students studying secondary education at degree level. However, there are other roles within education you could pursue - here’s some jobs education graduates could go into:

  • Secondary school teacher
  • Special education teacher
  • Personal tutor
  • Support teacher
  • Education inspector
  • Education welfare officer
  • Education administrator

Make sure you check to see what qualifications you need for the career you want. Some education programs will not qualify you directly to become a teacher, and you may need to get additional qualifications to teach.