Hawai'i Pacific University

Graduate Studies

Master of Education in Secondary Education


Graduate Service Center, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 911

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 900

Honolulu, HI 96813

United States


(808) 544-0200


(808) 235-3590

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters, M.Ed.-Secondary Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Education in Secondary Education (M.Ed.) develops professional educators who are reflective practitioners dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and school renewal. The program is based on an innovative, standards-driven, field-based curriculum that employs cutting-edge educational technology to integrate content and pedagogy. Employing a digital portfolio-based assessment system, university faculty and mentor teachers will guide the candidate's progress in achieving professional standards and proficiencies. Hawai‘i Pacific University's Teacher Education Program will prepare candidates to become competent, professional educators through classroom discussions and field experiences. Teacher candidates will learn in small classes and will enjoy individual attention by university faculty and mentor teachers. Graduates will become part of an alumni 'ohana (family) that will provide continuing mentoring and support to new teachers. The program prepares individuals for licensure in Hawai'i and 44 other states in six content areas: Computer Science, English, English as a Second Language, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.


Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

International Student Requirements:

Recognized English Proficiency Tests: TOEFL, IELTS, CPE, CAE, ELPT, SAT, ACT, APIEL, PTE Academic, ELS program. See HPU website for details.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 41 credits

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 755 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 13590 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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