Bachelor’s in English Education Teaching Degree, Maryville University

BACHELOR’S IN
ENGLISH EDUCATION
(GRADES 9 – 12)

BACHELOR’S IN
ENGLISH EDUCATION
(GRADES 9 – 12)

Campus Majors | English Education (Grades 9 – 12)APPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

Campus Majors | English Education (Grades 9 – 12)APPLY NOWVISIT CAMPUS

BACHELOR’S IN ENGLISH EDUCATION
(GRADES 9 – 12)

 
Inspiring Students
to Excel
Inspiring Students to Excel

Maryville’s English Education degree focuses on teaching grades 9-12 and prepares its prospective teachers to understand the special joys and challenges of working with adolescents. Located in a major metropolitan area, Maryville provides secondary education degree students extensive and intensive field experiences in secondary schools throughout the region.

Students who wish to teach English at the high school level (grades 9-12) enter the secondary teacher preparation program. The program involves extensive professional education courses with a strong grounding in content area coursework. All teacher preparation programs also involve extensive experiences in partner schools.

In addition to a bachelor’s degree in secondary English education, a number of other options are available within the program including: double major with English education and English; an accelerated program leading to master’s degrees in Reading/Literacy Education, or Gifted Education.

HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAM

WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Maryville University student student-teaching at a school

Through field placements and award-winning assignments, secondary education majors will be exposed to different cultures to be prepared for a variety of settings. During their sophomore year, Maryville education students are assigned a classroom each semester, where they spend eight hours each week completing their practicum experience.

Deisy Avellaneda completed her practicum hours at a local school distric where she guided reading groups and taught small group lessons.

PROFESSIONAL
PARTNERSHIPS

high school teacher in class

Maryville’s Secondary Education teaching degree program places its students in at least three different school settings, providing a wealth of experiences in a diverse group of schools. Schools selected for placements are models of best practices, have a wide diversity of students, and have a long history of partnering with us including:

• Parkway School District
• Rock Hill School District
• St. Louis Public Schools
• Lindbergh School District
• Kirkwood School District

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THE BIG PICTURE

Secondary teachers help students build on the fundamentals learned in elementary and middle school and prepare them for the academic challenges of high school. It’s expected that more than 75,000 job openings for high school teachers will be available in the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$97,500

MEDIAN

$60,320


JOB GROWTH

8%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

76,800 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

84
%
PUBLIC SCHOOLS
13
%
PRIVATE SCHOOLS

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Maryville’s Secondary Education program in English/Language Arts will prepare you to be a quality teacher who is committed to helping each child reach their full potential.

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