Online Secondary English Education Degree
Online courses make it convenient for working students to earn their degree
100% Pass Rate
All Midway teacher education graduates pass provisional licensure
Would you like to become a High School English teacher?
Do you need the convenience of online courses?
Consider Midway University’s online Secondary English Education program.
At Midway University, you can earn your secondary education degree and become an English teacher through our secondary English education major. Midway’s online program is in an accelerated format and is designed to help you meet the requirements to be an English teacher while learning the skills and knowledge you need to teach students in grades 8-12.
While core curriculum develops your general knowledge in the areas of critical thinking, literacy, mathematics, natural sciences, art and humanities, and the social sciences; elective coursework explores the arts of language and literature in depth. Upon completion of this secondary teacher education program, you will be ready to seek certification to be a teacher in Kentucky. Students wishing to seek certification in other states should contact that state’s teacher certification granting agency for information on specific requirements.
If you plan to teach outside the U.S. or don’t need teaching certification you may consider our Education Studies degree.
*Online students should consult with their advisors as all areas of concentration might not be available online.
90% of students receive some form of financial assistance
meet faculty face-to-face get in-person assistance even as an online student
Frequently Asked Questions
We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1-800-952-4122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)
Visit Financial Aid for more details.
Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Our online and evening undergraduate and graduate programs’ tuition is based on the number of credit hours taken each module. You can review our current credit hour tuition rates and fees online.
Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover. We also have specific resource information for military students.
Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.
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University credit can be earned for knowledge gained through prior work and learning experience depending upon the nature and scope of the experience. Students can earn up to 21 credit hours towards an undergraduate degree program based on assessment. Review the Credit for Prior Learning webpage or section in the catalog for more information.
Midway University’s Student Success Center provides both Academic Support and Career Services resources for all Midway students. Academic Support includes one-on-one tutoring, small group tutoring and virtual (or online) tutoring. Workshops are held throughout the year to support student learning.
Career Services resources are available to students, alumni and others within our community to help them gain relevant and practical career readiness training through education and experiential learning within internships, job shadowing, career counseling and strategic corporate partnerships.
Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at email@example.com.
A Peek Inside Our Program
You will earn your online Secondary English Education degree by completing 120 credit hours. Depending on credits transferred or credits earned through our Credit for Prior Learning program, that time could be a lot less.
|Course Number||Name of Course||Credit Hours|
General Education Requirements
Teacher Education Orientation must be attended prior to taking EDU 103, 108, 188 and 201.
|EDU 103||Introduction to Education||3|
|EDU 108||Introduction to Teacher Education Concentrations||3|
|EDU 188||Field Experience - Initial||0|
|EDU 201||Technology in the Educational Setting||3|
|EDU 210||Teaching and Learning I||3|
|EDU 286||Field Experience - Elementary||0|
|EDU 287||Field Experience - Mid School||0|
|EDU 288||Field Experience - High Sch||0|
|EDU 314||Multicultural Education||3|
|EDU 315||The Exceptional Child and Legal Aspects of Special Education||3|
|EDU 332||Educational Evaluation Techniques||3|
|EDU 338||Foundations of Literacy||3|
|EDU 360||Teaching and Learning II||3|
|EDU 370||Teaching Literacy to All Students across Grade Levels and Content Areas||3|
|EDU 404||Secondary Reading and Language Arts Teaching Methods||3|
|EDU 498||Student Teaching||12|
|PSY 260||Human Growth and Development||3|
Secondary English Requirements
|ENG 210||Introduction to Literature||3|
|ENG 300||Linguistics and History English Language||3|
|ENG 305||Studies in World Literature||3|
|ENG 312||Professional Writing||3|
|ENG 313||American Literature Survey I||3|
|ENG 315||American Literature Survey II||3|
|ENG 327||British Literature Survey I||3|
|ENG 328||British Literature Survey II||3|
|ENG 341||Adolescent Literature||3|
Total Credit Hours