Hawaii Pacific University's M.Ed. Program in Secondary Education prepares candidates to become competent, caring, and professional educators through classroom discussions and field experiences. Teacher candidates learn in small classes and enjoy individual attention by university faculty and mentor teachers.
The program prepares individuals for licensure in Hawai'i in grades 7 - 12 in five content areas:
- Social Studies
- World Languages
Teacher candidates first complete seven seminar courses in secondary education, three field experience courses in secondary education, one content area concentration course in curriculum and instruction, and the capstone teaching internship and teaching internship seminar courses, for a total of 45 credit hours.
The M.Ed. in Secondary Education features:
- Convenient evening course offerings
- Small class size
- Field experiences courses
- Web-based courses and electronic portfolios
- Mentorship by content area teachers in private and public school settings