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With a Master of Science in elementary and middle school education from Saint Joseph’s University, you will graduate with the skills and experience to educate adolescents in grades 4-8. The 36-credit master’s program includes traditional course instruction in addition to student teaching experiences where you can put theory into practice.

The Secondary Education M.S. will prepare you for a rewarding career as an educator of students in grades 7-12. In the 30-credit program, you will acquire this breadth of knowledge in grades 7-12 education and practical experience. Your graduate education will provide you with the background and tools necessary to meet the wide-ranging needs and learning levels in today’s diverse middle school and high school students.

Social and emotional (SEL) learning is the process by which children and adults acquire the skills necessary for managing emotions, showing empathy, establishing and maintaining positive relationships, making responsible decisions, and setting and achieving positive goals. These skills must be practiced in social contexts, including classroom and school environments. This graduate certificate will prepare you to help students develop these skills.