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Secondary Teacher Education

The Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Secondary Education is intended for students who plan to teach grades 7 through 12 in a specific content area. Click here and we'll send you more information about the program.

Most states require high school teachers to complete a major area of study such as biology, business, English, math, music, social studies, etc. In preparation for transfer to the university, MCC students enroll in courses that transfer to the state universities and support their major area of study. Students are urged to contact an advisor from the four-year program at the institution to which they plan to transfer. That advisor can offer recommendations for courses and provide a list of program requirements.

Student will also enroll in EDU 205 - Introduction to Education and EDU 222 - The Exceptional Student. These are the education foundation courses that introduce students to the profession of teaching and satisfy two of the course requirements for Arizona teacher certification.