Towson University’s secondary education programs offer a strong academic foundation combined with transformative field experiences.
Towson University has been a leader in teacher preparation for 150 years, and its programs are recognized for their high quality and innovation. Our secondary education certification programs provide outstanding teacher preparation in facilitating active learning and instruction in diverse and inclusive classrooms. You’ll be prepared to use research findings and experience-based practice to engage your students in the learning process.
With the increasing secondary and middle school-age population and the impending retirement of many veteran teachers, the need for secondary and middle school teachers is greater than ever. Find out more about the advantages of studying secondary education at Towson University.
Students who wish to become certified to teach secondary education (grades 7-12) choose one of the following majors: biology, chemistry, earth-space science, physics, mathematics, English, history, and social sciences. If you wish to become certified to teach pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in art, dance, music, physical education, health, Spanish or French, please contact those academic departments.
The Center for Professional Practice connects students to student teaching internships.
View degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.