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Secondary Education

A secondary education teaching certificate allows the holder to teach in Arizona grades 7-12. It is accompanied by an endorsement which names the content area(s) that the holder is qualified to teach such as English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, etc. 

Why Secondary Education @EMCC?

Education courses offered at EMCC cover a broad supporting base for a secondary education career. They include field placements that provide students with hands-on experiences in secondary classrooms of their chosen subject area.

Career and Employment Outlook: 

The Associate in Arts Degree (AA) is for students interested in teaching 7th or 8th grade or at the high school level. This degree transfers as a block to any of Arizona’s state universities as well as private institutions.

Transfer Options:

Maricopa Degree Options
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Associate in Arts (AA) Bachelor of Arts in Education
Associate in Science (AS) Bachelor of Arts in Education
Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program
This program has an MAPP (Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program) option. For more information about the MAPP program and to find additional information, see the MAPP page.