Northern Arizona University

College of Education

Secondary Education. M.Ed.


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed.-Secondary Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MEd in Secondary Education - continuing professional

With this degree, you’ll pursue additional course work in an academic area while strengthening your understanding of educational concepts in secondary education, elevating your teaching abilities and giving you leverage to increase your salary.

This program allows students to pursue additional coursework in an academic area while strengthening their understanding of educational concepts. Students may choose to conclude this program with the research, writing, and oral defense of an approved thesis.

This plan is not intended to provide grades 7-12 teacher certification nor does it provide an institutional recommendation for teacher certification.

We offer courses for this degree during Fall, Spring, and Summer in Flagstaff and at statewide locations.


MEd in Secondary Education - with certification

Currently not accepting applications.

We designed this academic plan to prepare you to be a teacher in grades 7-12. Coursework includes both education and content courses to prepare you to student-teach and complete this plan.

This plan meets the Arizona requirements for grades 7-12 teacher certification and provides you with an institutional recommendation that you can use to obtain grades 7-12 teacher certification in Arizona or other states. Please note that states may have other certification requirements such as the AEPA exam in Arizona; you should investigate the teacher-certification requirements for the state where you intend to teach.

This program is nationally recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children. 


Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. NAU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30-43

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

Find Schools