Secondary Education Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Secondary Education Degree

The secondary education program at West Virginia University prepares students for a career in teaching both middle and high school, as well as at the university level. The program focuses on teaching grades seven through twelve, depending on the school system and state regulations. Program courses include: comprehensive curriculum on specific/preferred subject matter. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer secondary education degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Secondary Education Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU offers a master's degree program in secondary education.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male24
Female54

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian2
Black2
Hispanic1
White70
Non Resident Alien2
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Secondary Education program at West Virginia University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.8% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Secondary Education Programs in West Virginia

Secondary Education programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

Salem International University

Salem, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Secondary Education (A,B)

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels (B)

Glenville State College

Glenville, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)
  • Kindergarten and Preschool Education (B)

Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development (B)

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 37 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)

Marshall University

Huntington, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 100 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B,M)
  • Secondary Education (B,M)
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels (B,M)
  • Kindergarten and Preschool Education (B,M)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007