B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education
College of Education
Atlanta, Douglas County, Henry County, Macon
Instill a love of learning in students in grades 6–12
Mercer’s Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.) with a major in Secondary Education prepares adult undergraduate students for certification to teach adolescents in grades 6 through 12. Through a program taught within a cohort model, students will gain an academic perspective that values the individual and authentic worth of the adolescent through the inclusive lens of the regular classroom.
Complete your education coursework in one of the following areas of certification:
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Designed for busy and working adults
Earning a bachelor’s degree at Mercer University while managing other priorities is possible. With the program’s flexibility, many of our students are able to continue working while earning their degree.
Students pursue the B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education through a blended combination of online and in-person meetings at Mercer’s Atlanta, Douglas County, Henry County, or Macon location.
- The majority of each course is completed through both synchronous and asynchronous online instruction, and students only attend class in person twice per course.
- Most students register for two courses per eight-week session.
- Sessions begin five times a year in January, March, May, August, and October.
- Students are also required to participate in field experiences during the day.
Transfer your credits
We want you to get the credit you deserve toward completion of your B.S.Ed. at Mercer. That’s why we’ve made the process of transferring credits as seamless as possible.
Expand your knowledge
Upon completion of the program, graduates are able to:
- Understand adolescents from a holistic perspective with an emphasis on social, behavioral, emotional, cognitive, and physical characteristics
- Comprehend interdisciplinary middle and secondary curriculum design and understand how students differ in their approaches to learning
- Design and employ a content-specific and/or integrated, developmentally appropriate curriculum
- Develop and implement a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies
- Build collaborative relationships with families, school colleagues, communities, and other stakeholders
- Seek to be reflective, evaluate personal development, and find opportunities to grow professionally
Learn more about our Secondary Education major
Ready to take the next step?
Schedule your personalized admissions counseling appointment or contact Renee Slaton at 678.547.6500 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.