Master of Education
Concentration in Secondary Education with SB 2042 Preliminary Single Subject Credential

The Master of Education (Concentration in Secondary Education) with Single Subject Credential program is designed for 7-12 educators who are seeking to advance into leadership roles or to enhance their existing base of knowledge. The program is 42 units.

The program provides a background in theory, principles, materials, and teaching methodology for successful application in classroom settings. It also prepares and entitles individuals to teach students who are English Learners. Our program features sound research training, a curriculum blend of theory and practice, and values-laden teaching from faculty with top academic credentials and real world experience. Our programs also focus on a pedagogy designed to strengthen and better define one’s core values.

Classes are offered at the Orange Education Center and the Corona Education Center, both with close freeway access. Courses are offered in 8-week modules throughout the year and are conveniently scheduled in the evenings from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Online courses provide an interactive learning environment through online video lectures, online discussion threads, and an online drop box where you can virtually submit your assignments. Best of all, you can log-on to view lectures, participate in threaded discussions, and submit assignments any time of night or day!

Washington State Students
Prospective Washington State students are advised to contact the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction at 360-725-6320 or to determine whether this education program is approved for teacher certification or endorsements in Washington State. Additionally, teachers are advised to contact their individual school district as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.


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  • High School Teacher
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    • Charter
  • Intermediate School Teacher
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  • Junior High School Teacher
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    • Private
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Interesting Courses

  • Foundations of Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Education: GATE
  • Developing Curriculum for the Gifted Student
  • Student Teaching


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Nancy Gill
M.Ed. '98

Trinity Lutheran Christian School
Anaheim Hills, CA

"My experience at Hope transformed my teaching beliefs and practices, bringing forth new ideas and enhancing the educational dynamic at Trinity."