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Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education

Develop a broad understanding of education theories and practices for grades 6-12, while discovering the importance of learning, leading and serving.

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Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education

B.S. in secondary education

If you enjoy learning and sharing knowledge, find satisfaction in working with teens or are challenged by work requiring organization of complex materials, you may make an excellent secondary teacher. Secondary teachers specialize in teaching students in grades 6-12.


The K-State difference

K-State’s College of Education offers a secondary education program that combines some of the best features of both large and small schools.

Secondary education programs at K-State are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.

The college recently joined two important national efforts, Operation Educate the Educators and the Military Child Education Coalition. Both provide resources for preservice teachers that strengthen key skills, build relationships and assist in becoming classroom ready.

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The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education presented a Best Practice Award for Professional Ethics and Moral Dispositions in Teacher Education to K-State’s College of Education. Additionally, the National Association for Professional Development Schools named K-State a premier program in the nation.


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The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process.



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Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!

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Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.

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Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.

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