Secondary Education

(GRADES 7 - 12)

Shaping Future Educators

The University of Cincinnati’s Secondary Education program is ideal for educators dedicated to enriching the educational experiences of learners at the junior and senior high school levels, grades 7 - 12. In our program, students gain experience teaching in urban and diverse school settings using research-based teaching practices. At the secondary level, students aspiring for secondary education licensure have the flexibility to choose to specialize in one core disciplinary subject: Integrated English/Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics, Integrated Social Studies, Integrated Science, or Physics.

Within our Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, students can tailor their academic journey by choosing from a diverse array of disciplines. These core disciplines are designed to provide a well-rounded and specialized education that caters to the unique needs and interests of future educators. The available subjects include:


Projected Job Growth



4 yr

completion time

The School of Education was ranked in the top 100 Best Education Schools by U.S. News and World report, 2016

Why study Secondary Education?

At the University of Cincinnati, we are committed to nurturing future educators who aim to create a lasting impact on future generations. Graduates of our specialized program move forward to pursue thriving careers in both public and private schools. If you are ready to start your journey toward an impactful career in education, we welcome you to join us at UC. Your path to becoming an inspirational educator starts right here.

I got to learn from amazing mentors and was able to apply my education with real classroom experience. It truly was an experience I will be forever grateful for!

Macy Bruner

Real World Experiences

Student experiences

Our comprehensive curriculum equips students to engage with diverse populations by establishing robust partnerships with local school districts. By the time you graduate, you will have completed over 600 hours of student teaching, honing your skills through observations and more than a year of invaluable professional student-teaching. This hands-on approach prepares you for a successful post-college career and ensures you gain the essential knowledge needed in your future role as an educator.

Education Without Borders

Students traveling in Botswana

Bearcats spotted in Botswana!

The University of Cincinnati offers a variety of excellent programs abroad. Our education students studied the complexities of educational systems from around the world, with a special focus on Botswana.  

Search for programs at the links below and make plans to meet with a study abroad advisor.

Apply to our Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education

The University of Cincinnati’s Secondary Education program features an industry-leading experience through a proven curriculum. Interested in learning more? Request more information today!