Are you a licensed middle and/or secondary teacher? This online Master of Science in Education degree will help you improve and update your professional competency in teaching and enrich your teaching expertise.

By completing this program, you will be prepared to conduct powerful practitioner research and investigations that have a direct impact upon your individual practice and middle/secondary school settings. You will also enhance your ability to teach effectively.

This program is cohort-based and can be completed in just over 18 months.

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Required Courses

  • 30 credit hours
  • You will complete a thesis as part of this program.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Careers in Secondary Education

This program is designed for licensed teachers in Virginia.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$547 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-state Students$595 per credit hour

Rates are effective Summer 2019 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

To apply, you must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university, and hold a Virginia Professional License or an equivalent from another state in middle or secondary education. For full application requirements, please visit ODU's Department of Teaching and Learning website.

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You may be able to take up to four courses (12 credit hours) as a non-degree graduate student, before you are accepted into a specific degree program. 

Please contact us to discuss this option with an expert advisor.

Meet your Team

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.