Online Secondary Education Degree Programs

Explore the best graduate and undergraduate online secondary education degrees

Last Updated: 08/14/2020

Today’s Best Online Secondary Education Degrees

Do you want to be an asset to your community by shaping young minds and preparing them to become successful adults? Have you always wanted to stand in front of a classroom and share your knowledge? A career in secondary education may be a good fit for you.

This is a rewarding career path—and a huge responsibility—that requires specialized training from a quality degree program. In order to help future educators, we’ve compiled the following list of the best online secondary degree programs in the nation. In addition to providing information about these programs, the tool below allows you to search by the variables that are most important—including cost and program length—so you can compare schools and narrow down your search.

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School Rank NumberSchool NameCity, State PROGRAM INFORMATIONTotal online programsGet InfoSchool InformationAmeriCorps matchTop Peace Corps SchoolOnline StudentsAcademic CounselingCareer PlacementStudents Institutional AidTotal Cost (In-State)Median Earnings 10 Years Post-Entry
1George Washington UniversityWashington, DCONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

Students in George Washington University’s online Master of Arts in Secondary Special Education & Transition Services program learn to lead transition services and programs for youths with disabilities in a variety of settings, including post-secondary education, employment, and life as an independent adult. Coursework for this degree can be completed fully online, meaning that students need not ever appear on the GWU campus. However, the program does require completion of a supervised teaching internship. The program meets both the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability for Youth (NCWD-Youth) transition guideposts and the CEC Advanced Knowledge and Skills Base for Transition Specialists. Completion of the program does not directly result in teacher licensure or certification, however. Students seeking licensure in the District of Columbia must complete the relevant teacher assessment (PRAXIS). Students intending to teach outside or the District of Columbia should contact the licensing agency in their jurisdiction to determine if this degree qualifies them for licensure eligibility.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchYes ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolYes ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students6,485Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid75% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$69,600 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
2Grand Canyon UniversityPhoenix, AZONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs4 Get Info

Grand Canyon University offers four secondary education master’s programs that feature online coursework: MEd in Secondary Education (leading to initial teaching licensure); MEd in Secondary Education (not leading to initial teacher licensure); MEd in Secondary Humanities Education; and MEd in Secondary STEM Education. While courses for these programs can be completed online, both the licensure and non-licensure programs include in-person practical field experiences, and the licensure program concludes with a 15-week in-classroom student teaching experience. Graduates in all programs receive the training necessary for careers in middle, junior, and high-school settings. However, licensure is required for becoming a teacher in a public school. The Humanities and STEM programs are designed specifically for teaching candidates in Nevada working on an Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL). Graduates of these programs are eligible for a standard Nevada teaching license. The school also offers four online secondary education bachelor's degrees in English, History, Business, and Mathematics -- all of which lead to teacher initial teacher licensure.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchYes ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students75,154Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementNoInstitutional Financial Aid97% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$52,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
3University of ConnecticutStorrs, CTONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

The University Connecticut’s Online Graduate Certificate in Special Education Transition to Adulthood prepares graduates to address the challenges faced by students with disabilities as they transition from their high school educations into their lives as adults. Participants learn to address transition issues of students within a broad spectrum of cognitive and physical disabilities, including learning disabilities, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and others. This 12-credit program consists of four courses: Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities; Policy, Law, and Ethics in Special Education; Advanced Topics in Secondary Transition; and Capstone in Secondary Transition. All coursework, including the capstone project, can be completed entirely online.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchYes ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students2,203Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid61% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$58,400 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
4Southern Arkansas University Main CampusMagnolia, ARONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

Southern Arkansas University’s Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed for current bachelor’s degree holders interested in a career change to become a teacher. This two-year (based on two classes per semester including summer) program consists of 24 credit hours of online coursework and six credit hours of either a teaching internship (for students hired as a fully-employed teacher of record) or student teaching (for students not working as a fully-employed teacher). The MAT degree prepares graduates for secondary education licensure eligibility in Arkansas in one of 14 subject areas. Students outside of Arkansas may also pursue this degree but are advised to contact their state’s department of education to determine if Arkansas licensure is eligible for license reciprocity. SAU additionally offers a graduate certificate to students interested in taking education courses but not seeking licensure. All coursework for the certificate can be completed online.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchYes ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students2,429Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid79% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$35,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
5Fort Hays State UniversityHays, KSONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

FHSU students in the Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education program who are intending to become licensed as a middle or high school teacher are required to select a concentration from among over a dozen specific fields of study (English, mathematics, physical education, etc.), and then pursue a double major in secondary education and the chosen field of study. Once the concentration is selected, an individualized curriculum is created for the student by advisors in the specific field of study's department. All general education and secondary education core courses can be completed through online study. However, only those opting for the business concentration can complete 100% of their degree coursework online. Regardless of concentration, all students must additionally participate in an in-person teaching field experience at a school in their local area.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students12,264Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid77% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$38,200 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
6University of MaineOrono, MEONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

The University of Maine’s Master of Arts in Teaching program prepares individuals currently holding a bachelor’s degree to become teachers at the secondary school level (grades 7 to 12). Completion of the program leads to both the awarding of a master’s degree and initial teacher certification in Maine in a designated field of study. Field of study areas include English, life science, math, social studies, and world languages. UM’s MAT program is an accelerated program designed to be completed in 15 months of full-time study (four terms consisting of initial summer term, fall term, spring term, and final summer term). Students may also opt for an individualized part-time study plan. Most coursework is completed fully online. However, some courses must be taken on the UM campus. Additionally, students are required to complete both an educational practicum and educational internship in an in-class setting.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students3,320Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid99% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$42,500 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
7University of Missouri-St LouisSaint Louis, MOONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

The University of Missouri St. Louis offers two graduate-level programs for those interested in a career in secondary education. The Teach in 12 Master of Education (MEd) in Secondary Education program allows students to obtain their Missouri teacher certification in as little as 12 months while working on their MEd degree. All coursework in the program is offered entirely online. However, students are required to complete field and on-site practicum experiences at agencies and program partner schools located throughout the St. Louis area. To be admitted to a Teach in 12 program, an applicant must hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree, as well as obtain a passing score on the Missouri Content Assessment (MOCA) in their chosen field of study. UMSL also offers a Master in Education in Secondary Education for currently certified teachers seeking to expand their knowledge bases and advance to higher pay levels in their teaching careers. Students can tailor their curriculums to include study in one or more area of concentration to best match their individual professional goals and interests. Coursework may or may not be completed entirely online depending on the specific courses taken.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students4,347Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid83% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$42,900 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
8Missouri State University-SpringfieldSpringfield, MOONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

Missouri State University offers several options for those interested in careers in secondary education. Completion of MSU’s curriculum for undergraduate secondary teaching leads to the awarding of a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education (BSEd) degree, which comes with an initial professional certificate (PC1) to teach in the state of Missouri. There are currently 18 disciplines from which BSEd students can choose, and degrees are awarded by the department of the discipline pursued. MSU graduate-level secondary education programs include its Master of Science in Education – Secondary Education (MSEd) currently offered with 12 discipline options, and its Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), which is presented in an accelerated format and allows students to obtain both their MAT degree and teaching certificate (18 certification areas) in the same program. It’s important to note that none of MSU’s secondary education programs feature 100% online coursework, meaning that some courses must be taken on the school’s Springfield campus. Additionally, students will be required to complete clinical and teaching experience components in-person in classroom settings.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students8,106Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid59% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$39,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
9University of Arkansas at MonticelloMonticello, ARONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

UAM’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree is designed for both holders of a bachelor’s degree in a specific content area and recent graduates of an education baccalaureate degree program interested in becoming a licensed teacher. Students who choose the Secondary Education Licensure option select a licensure area from among nearly two dozen fields of study, including business, math, life science, physical science, social studies, and more. All regular coursework for UAM’s MAT with Secondary Education Licensure option is presented 100% online. However, an in-person teaching internship must also be completed to earn the degree, and students must be employed as a teacher of record (via provisional licensure) to be enrolled in the internship program. Graduates are eligible to receive Arkansas licensure in their field of study. Individuals intending to teach outside of Arkansas may be able to apply for license reciprocity after obtaining their Arkansas license, but should check the licensure requirements in their intended jurisdiction before committing to the degree program.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchYes ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students1,805Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid51% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$31,500 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
10The University of AlabamaTuscaloosa, ALONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

The University of Alabama offers its Master of Arts in Secondary Education degree with four certification options: English for Speakers of Other Languages P-12 Certification; English Language Arts 6-12 Certification; Reading Specialist P-12 Certification; and Science Certification. Each program requires completion of 30 credit hours of coursework (courses and internship), and can be completed in as little as two years of part-time study. All courses can be completed entirely online. The internship, however, requires in-person teaching in a program-approved class setting. Admission into any of the concentrations requires, among other things, a bachelor’s-level teaching certificate. Students opting for the Reading Specialist Certification must additionally have two years of teaching experience to be admitted into the program. UA also offers a MA in Special Education (Collaborative 6-12 Certification) in an online/on-campus blended format.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students11,697Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid57% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$44,500 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
11Old Dominion UniversityNorfolk, VAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students11,705Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid70% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$43,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
12Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs3 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students4,982Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid98% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$68,800 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
13Louisiana Tech UniversityRuston, LAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students9,273Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid78% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$41,500 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
14Auburn UniversityAuburn, ALONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students6,270Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid62% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$48,800 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
15Northern Arizona UniversityFlagstaff, AZONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students13,094Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid83% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$40,100 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
16Park UniversityParkville, MOONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students8,859Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid47% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$45,900 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
17Mississippi State UniversityMississippi State, MSONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students3,690Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid83% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$40,200 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
18Clemson UniversityClemson, SCONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students5,663Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid77% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$52,400 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
19Southeast Missouri State UniversityCape Girardeau, MOONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students6,021Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid78% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$37,000 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
20University of North TexasDenton, TXONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students15,821Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid50% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$45,000 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
21Northwestern State University of LouisianaNatchitoches, LAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students8,224Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid65% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$34,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
22Stephen F Austin State UniversityNacogdoches, TXONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students4,486Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid54% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$41,900 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
23Stevenson UniversityStevenson, MDONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students2,126Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid99% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$49,600 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
24National UniversityLa Jolla, CAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students13,240Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid4% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$59,400 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
25University of South AlabamaMobile, ALONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students6,975Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid61% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$37,800 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
26Minnesota State University-MankatoMankato, MNONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students5,789Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid27% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$44,900 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
27Ball State UniversityMuncie, INONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students10,229Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid51% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$41,100 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
28Southwestern Oklahoma State UniversityWeatherford, OKONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students2,580Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid66% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$39,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
29College of Southern NevadaLas Vegas, NVONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students15,368Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid21% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$32,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
30Saint Joseph's UniversityPhiladelphia, PAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students3,366Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid97% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$59,600 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
31Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students67,312Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid89% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$36,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
32University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, ALONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students1,799Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid75% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$46,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
33Holy Family UniversityPhiladelphia, PAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students773Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid100% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$52,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
34Baker UniversityBaldwin City, KSONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students629Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid100% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$51,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
35Southeastern Oklahoma State UniversityDurant, OKONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students2,730Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid73% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$35,800 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
36Aurora UniversityAurora, ILONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students1,008Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid100% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$42,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
37Concordia University-ChicagoRiver Forest, ILONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students3,448Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid100% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$39,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
38Endicott CollegeBeverly, MAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students1,765Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid92% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$51,100 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
39Troy UniversityTroy, ALONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students8,629Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid49% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$37,000 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
40Northwestern Oklahoma State UniversityAlva, OKONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students1,236Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid79% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$36,400 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
41Marshall UniversityHuntington, WVONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students4,219Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid63% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$35,600 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
42Mayville State UniversityMayville, NDONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students735Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid67% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$39,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
43Eastern Kentucky UniversityRichmond, KYONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students6,987Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid60% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$36,100 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
44Andrews UniversityBerrien Springs, MIONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students418Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid100% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$45,200 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
45Niagara UniversityNiagara University, NYONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students1,117Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid98% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$42,800 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
46University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students7,608Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid58% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$74,000 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
47Wayland Baptist UniversityPlainview, TXONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students2,589Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid81% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$41,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
48Kennesaw State UniversityKennesaw, GAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students14,204Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid6% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$0 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
49Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, NHONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students84,550Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid39% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$45,400 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
50Great Basin CollegeElko, NVONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students2,669Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid18% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$31,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.

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1Collin County Community College DistrictMcKinney, TXONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

Collin College offers an Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree to students interested in teaching on the high school level. The degree program is designed to satisfy the lower-division requirements for bachelor’s degrees leading to initial Texas teacher certification, both in all discipline areas (grades 8-12) and in over two dozen specialized certification areas (EC-12). Students complete 60 credit hours of coursework, including 42 credit hours of general education courses and 18 credit hours of education and specialization subject courses. Not all degree coursework can be completed online, however. For example, the two required education courses can be taken in either a fully-online or blended online/on-campus format, but not 100% online. The extent of online availability for specialization courses depends on the particular discipline chosen.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students7,812Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid4% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$37,500 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
2Amarillo CollegeAmarillo, TXONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

Amarillo College’s Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) in Education-Secondary degree prepares students to transfer on to a university bachelor’s degree program in education and eventually receive their Texas teacher certification for grades 8 through 12. To earn the degree, a student must complete 42 semester hours of general education coursework, six semester hours of required major coursework (two courses: Introduction to the Teaching Profession and Introduction to Special Populations), and 12 semester hours of coursework tailored to the specific bachelor’s degree program the student intends transferring into. All coursework for this degree can be completed entirely through online study.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students4,694Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid14% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$32,400 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
3Holmes Community CollegeGoodman, MSONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

The Associate of Arts in Secondary Education degree offered by Holmes Community College allows students to earn transferrable credits for coursework they will need to earn an education bachelor’s degree following transfer to a four-year college or university. Students choose from among 10 fields of study. Coursework may be completed either fully or partially online, depending on the specific study field. Additionally, some programs include an in-person component. For example, Music Instrument Major students must participate in the college’s band program during each semester in which they are enrolled. Curriculums consist of general education coursework and courses geared toward the particular field of study chosen. Students are advised to consult with academic advisors at their transfer college or university to determine if changes need to be made to the AA degree curriculum to match the requirements of the four-year school’s education bachelor’s degree program.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students2,731Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid48% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$28,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
4Western Texas CollegeSnyder, TXONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

West Texas College’s Associate of Arts in Teaching degree is designed to provide students with 61 credit hours of coursework intended for transfer to a four-year college or university education program. Students have an individualized degree plan prepared for them for either the grade levels they intend to teach (including grades 8-12) or, alternatively, for an all grade-level subject area such as art, music, physical education, or special education. Students complete a 45-credit hour curriculum of education core courses, along with additional general education coursework in education, math, and science, as well as the specific all-grade subject area, if that option is chosen. All coursework for the AAT degree can be completed entirely online.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students905Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid45% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$32,700 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
5Washtenaw Community CollegeAnn Arbor, MIONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

WCC’s Associate of Arts in Secondary Education (AASECO) degree provides students interested in a teaching career with the first two years of instruction for a secondary education bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university. WCC currently has an articulation agreement with Western Michigan University that allows effortless transfer of all credits earned in the AA in Secondary Education program into WMU’s BS in Secondary Education degree program. Students intending to transfer to a college or university other than WMU are strongly advised to consult with their transfer school of choice to determine the transferability of credits earned in the AA degree program. Coursework for the degree can be completed entirely online.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students3,988Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid15% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$29,200 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
6Palo Alto CollegeSan Antonio, TXONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs2 Get Info

Palo Alto College offers two associate degrees that provide coursework for individuals interested in becoming secondary education teachers: AAT for grades 7-12 generally and EC-12 in specific fields of study; and the AAT for EC-12 in special education. Students must complete 60 credit hours of coursework that includes 42 credit hours of general education courses, and 18 credit hours of education-related core and elective courses. Classes for these AAT programs are offered both on-campus and online. Depending on the student’s chosen field of study, completion of the degree program may require attending one or more classes on PAC’s campus. Coursework for PAC’s AAT degrees is fully transferable to all Texas public universities that offer corresponding baccalaureate degree programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students6,401Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid13% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$31,100 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
7Copiah-Lincoln Community CollegeWesson, MSONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

Copiah-Lincoln Community College offers secondary education associate degree programs in 11 major subject areas. Four programs can be completed 100% online: Agriculture Education; English Education; Health Education; and Social Science Education. Students must complete a total of 63 to 66 credit hours (depending on specific program) of general education, secondary-education, and major subject coursework. Most students earning a Co-Lin secondary associate degree transfer on to a college or university to earn an education bachelor’s degree leading to teacher certification in Mississippi. Students intending to transfer on to a four-year school are advised to contact that school for help in selecting courses in their associate degree program that fulfill requirements for the corresponding bachelor’s degree.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students528Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid42% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$27,400 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
8Montgomery County Community CollegeBlue Bell, PAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

Montgomery County Community College’s Associate of Arts in Secondary Education degree program provides students with credits for general education, secondary education and concentration-subject courses for transfer on to a four-year college or university to earn an education bachelor’s degree leading to Pennsylvania Department of Education teaching certification. Most students will be able to complete the majority of their degree coursework through online study. Some elective courses, however, may not be available online. Additionally, some required courses include an in-person component, such as Introduction to Education which requires students to complete 15-20 hours of field experience in a school setting. This degree can be completed with two years of full-time study. Part-time study options are also available.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students3,420Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid7% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$37,300 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.
9Northampton County Area Community CollegeBethlehem, PAONLINE SECONDARY EDUCATION DEGREE INFORMATION Total online programs1 Get Info

Northampton Community College’s partially-online Associate of Arts in Secondary Education offers students the opportunity to decide if a career in teaching is right for them without initially making the larger commitment of time and money for a full bachelor’s degree program. The curriculum provides students with all of the coursework for the first two years of a secondary education baccalaureate degree. Credits earned are fully transferable to over 100 nearby four-year colleges and universities. Graduates holding this AA degree are also eligible to apply for private teaching and tutoring jobs. Students can complete some of their general education requirements through online coursework. All major-specific coursework, however, is available only on the NCC campus. In-classroom (public school and young children’s classrooms) field experiences are also part of the degree program. NCC also offers a similar AA in Middle Level Education for students interested in teaching in grades four to eight.

School InformationAmeriCorps MatchNo ×Participates in the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. Gives a minimum of $1,000 in matching financial aid or other benefits to at least one AmeriCorps alumnus each year. Top Peace Corps SchoolNo ×Ranked among the highest-producing colleges of Peace Corps volunteers in 2018. Online Students3,438Academic CounselingYesCareer PlacementYesInstitutional Financial Aid5% ×Percentage of students with scholarships or fellowships awarded and funded by the college. Only applies to full-time, first-time undergraduates.Total Cost
(In-State)$$ ×Tuition and fees charged per academic year to full-time students qualifying for in-state residency.
Post-College Earnings$32,000 ×Median earnings of former students 10 years after entering the college. Only represents earnings of students who received federal financial aid.

Can You Get a Secondary Education Degree Online?

Whether you want to teach English, math, science, or social studies, online secondary education degree programs can help prepare you to work with students in the sixth through twelfth grades. These programs cover the pedagogical theories educators need to know when working with this age group, as well as the practical ways these ideas are applied in the classroom. Since the concepts of secondary education degrees can be taught online, many schools offer distance opportunities to its students, which can include programs that are fully or partially online. Continue reading for more information about the different types of secondary education degree programs available.

What You Learn in an Online Secondary Education Degree Program

There are many online secondary education programs available, but they won’t all be a good fit for your career goals and needs. What you learn in a specific education program depends on the level you choose, as well as the concentration you focus your studies on. However, there are still common competencies that students can expect to learn on each degree level, which are illustrated in the descriptions below.

Online Associate in Secondary Education

On the associate level, students in secondary education degree programs get the foundation they need to begin an education career, and may study topics such as adolescent development, education trends, and education technology. Some of the competencies students learn include:

  • Applying different teaching theories to classroom situations
  • Understanding the technologies used by educators
  • Understanding cognitive, emotional, and physical characteristics of adolescent students
  • Developing critical thinking skills
  • Understanding approaches to curriculum creation

Online Bachelor’s in Secondary Education

Bachelor’s in secondary education degrees, which are the minimum degree level required in order to obtain a teaching license, are designed to prepare students for the rigors of the modern classroom through coursework on assessments, literacy, and adolescent psychology. When students complete these degrees, they are able to:

  • Utilize critical thinking skills to solve problems in the classroom
  • Understand how emotional and psychological changes affect adolescents in a school environment
  • Work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Create classroom rules and discipline students as necessary
  • Perform assessments on students and create a plan to address their needs

Online Master’s in Secondary Education

A master’s degree in secondary education is a good choice if you want the opportunity to learn advanced skills and gain expertise in teaching a specific subject area—which can go a long way toward commanding higher salaries. These programs help foster the following knowledge and skills:

  • Curriculum design
  • Trends in secondary education
  • Classroom management and teaching techniques
  • Legal issues in education
  • Student motivation

Online Doctorate in Secondary Education

These degrees are for education professionals who want to conduct research to advance the knowledge base of the field, work as an administrator, or build an educational consulting business. Students who enroll in online doctorate in secondary education programs will gain the following skills:

  • Applying research methods when creating and executing an education study
  • Designing a secondary school curriculum in a specific subject area
  • Understanding the history and politics of secondary education and how those concepts apply to education today
  • Assessing students numeracy and literacy skills
  • Understanding education policy

Online Secondary Education Concentrations

If you want to expand your expertise in a particular education area, you may have the opportunity to enroll in a concentration in order to get the knowledge you need in that subsection of the field. Concentrations can help you prepare to teach a specific subject or obtain a precise skill set, which can help make you more attractive to employers. This section explores some of the concentrations that are available in online secondary education programs.

Subject-based Concentrations

Biology

Students who want to teach high school biology can enroll in this concentration to learn how to challenge students in lectures and labs. Topics covered may include biology areas such as ecology, genetics, and anatomy and physiology, as well as teaching skills like lesson planning and being creative in the classroom.

Chemistry

This concentration covers STEM teaching methods that lead to positive student outcomes, as well as subjects such as general chemistry topics, calculus, and laboratory formats and safety procedures.

English

Those who enroll in the English concentration will learn data-driven methods for successfully teaching topics like world literature, grammar, linguistics, and composition. In addition, people learn how to motivate students in their classroom and foster the critical thinking skills they will need throughout their education.

Environmental Science

In the environmental science concentration, teaching students are exposed to classroom methods that help adolescents develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. Specific topics may include climate change, environmental biology, and calculus.

History

History buffs who want to share their knowledge can enroll in this concentration to learn how to teach history topics, including controversial historical events, to students of different populations. The curriculum may cover historian theory and practice, themes in U.S. history, and war.

Mathematics

Math can be a challenging subject for many students, so those who choose this concentration learn how to help adolescents navigate complex mathematical principles. In order to do this, coursework may cover mathematical modeling, classroom management, geometry, trigonometry, and working with exceptional students.

Physics

Aspiring physics teachers can get skills like science instruction methods and being inclusive in the classroom through this concentration. In addition, students may learn how to teach calculus, conceptual physics, magnetism, and electricity.

Social Science

Social science teachers are required to promote civic competence in the classroom by covering topics like sociology, religion, philosophy, political science, and history. This program helps students cultivate these skills through coursework in curriculum development, strategic development, and ethics in the classroom.

Visual Art

This concentration teaches future visual art teachers how to nurture the technical skills and artistic abilities of high school students. Coursework may include digital art, studio art, drawing, and sculpture, as well as assessment, classroom management, and secondary school teaching strategies.

Skill-based Concentrations

Curriculum and Instruction

The quality of the classroom instruction students receive is rooted in the quality of the curriculum that educators use. Students who enroll in this concentration learn how to use education theory to create a curriculum, as well as how a curriculum is applied to classroom instruction. Other topics studied may include literacy, educational psychology, and teaching policies.

Leadership in Education

Those who aspire to take a leadership role in a high school or board of education can enroll in this program to learn how to face the challenges that come with this important position. Coursework may cover instructional design, leadership techniques, and education law.

Literacy

In order to give students the skills they need to teach reading and writing, this program focuses on how to assess literacy skills, understand the needs of individual students, and select and use texts to help students improve their literacy. Specific topics may include writing theory, the politics of literacy, and developing a second language.

Social Studies/Justice

The social studies and social justice concentration is for those who are interested in addressing inequalities that exist in different societal systems, including education. Classes may cover health education, technology in the classroom, and teaching in urban communities.

Special Education

Special education teachers not only need to have classroom skills, they also need to know the pedagogical principles associated with teaching adolescents with special needs. In order to train people on the challenges of being a special education teacher, this concentration offers coursework in student engagement, transitional services for students with disabilities, and strategies for creating an inclusive classroom.

STEM

Those who are interested in focusing their careers on education in a STEM discipline can enroll in this concentration to learn strategies for handling these subject areas in the classroom. Coursework may address how to create a challenging learning environment and perform student assessments.

Supporting Language Learners/TESOL

Students who are navigating a new language and culture need teachers with specialized skills. In order to train ESL teachers, this concentration focuses on sociolinguistics, language development theories, and behavior management in the classroom.

In some cases, schools allow students to combine concentrations, so you can further customize coursework based on your specific career goals.