Secondary Education, BS

Secondary Education at Greenville University

A Bachelor of Science in secondary education will prepare and license you for a career in teaching students from grades 9-12. As a secondary education major, you'll take professional education credits along with the content specialization courses you need to pursue a teaching career in your chosen area of study. Content specialization areas include:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English Language Arts
  • Social Science - History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Check out more information about the education program at Greenville University.

 
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90% job placement

Ninety percent of graduates from Greenville University’s School of Education find work in the field of education within the first year after graduation.

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99% pass rate on edTPA

GU education students have a 99% pass rate on the edTPA, a high-stakes test required in the State of Illinois for licensure.

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300 classroom hours

Acquire more than 300 hours of experience in classroom from rural to urban settings.

 

Why GU

Accreditation & Reputation

Accreditation & Reputation

GU’s School of Education is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). Both undergraduate and graduate programs have earned a reputation for excellence, producing teachers of excellence.

Endorsement Opportunities

Endorsement Opportunities

To add teaching areas such as LBSI, music, Spanish, business, and other content areas to a teaching license.

Double Licensure

Double Licensure

Complete double licensure requirements for early childhood and elementary education in a four-year bachelor's degree program. Double licensure allows teachers to work with students from birth through grade 6 in public schools, providing a wide range of opportunities.

Character Education

Character Education

Earn nationally recognized certification in character education from Character Plus and learn to educate the whole child.

 

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