Secondary Education, University alliances, BAE

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Earn your Bachelor of Arts in Education in Secondary Education -- in your community. Working in partnership with community colleges, local communities and other educational institutions, ASU specialty alliances offer high-demand programs for students in various modalities to allow customizable ways to finish their bachelor’s degree. These partnerships allow you to also take advantage of additional cost savings with a reduced ASU tuition rate.

Complete your associate degree and then pursue your ASU bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education through classes delivered at one of our partner locations:

A degree in Secondary Education will prepare you to teach grades 6 – 12. You'll develop a strong theoretical background in a content specialization area of your choosing and will gain the skills and teaching abilities required to successfully teach middle or high school students.

Are you interested in attending classes at Arizona State University? Explore more program options here.


View the course list and time to completion for this degree.

Program locations

  • ASU@The Gila Valley
  • ASU@Yuma


This degree qualifies you for an Arizona educator certification in:

Secondary Education, 6–12

You may be required to pass exams required by the state. Learn more from the Arizona Department of Education.

This program may also lead to licensure in other states. Learn more


Qualified educators are in high demand. Your future careers could include:

  • Middle school teacher
  • High school teacher
  • Educator in nonschool settings, like nonprofits or science centers

Professional experiences

The culminating experience is a residency which requires working alongside a certified lead teacher, full-time, for the entire semester. ASU’s Office of Professional Experiences will oversee your placement. Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College faculty and certified lead teachers from partner school districts and charter schools collaboratively coach interns and residents during these professional experiences. This intensive, hands-on model of teacher preparation creates highly sought-after graduates.

Paying for college

The cost of attendance varies widely. To get an idea of what you can expect to pay, view ASU’s standard cost of attendance.

There are many ways to reduce your costs, including scholarships and grants just for education students.  Explore your options

Admission requirements

Students are required to meet all applicable ASU admission requirements for transfer students or international students

As a transfer student, you can ensure a positive experience by signing up for an ASU transfer pathway program. Find your path to ASU

Professional licensure

ASU offers programs that lead to professional licensure with the state of Arizona and may allow graduates to be eligible for licensure in other states. Please check the professional licensure list for Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College to determine if this program meets requirements in your state. Note that not all programs within Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College lead to professional licensure. Contact our enrollment team for more information:

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