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This 36-hour secondary education program is designed primarily for experienced teachers who wish to:

  • Further their education and improve their teaching practice.
  • Qualify for leadership positions within their schools or districts (i.e., curriculum/instructional specialists).
  • Teach dual credit courses at the high school level.
  • Teach at a community college.

This degree consists of 18 hours of online core courses, including a 3 hour capstone course, some courses may include regular virtual class meetings. The core courses along with an individualized capstone project will enhance student knowledge and skills to better serve the needs of the diverse student population in Texas within educational settings. The student will also take 6 hours of electives from inside or outside the Perkins College of Education. This degree has four different concentration options including:

  • ESL/Bilingual Education (12 hours, online)
  • Gifted and Talented Education (12 hours, online)
  • Online Teaching (12 hours, online)
  • Content Area (18 hours, face to face, online and/or hybrid depending on content area)

M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning Program Handbook

Program Administrative Support:

Phone: 936.468.2904


Department of Education Studies
Faculty Directory

Janice A. Pattillo Early Childhood Research Center
Room 209

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13017, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962