Secondary Education Program

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Contact Information

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Robert Smith
910-962-4076 Phone
910-962-3609 Fax

MAT Graduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Ginger Rhodes

Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education
Watson College of Education
University of North Carolina
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5980

Welcome to the Secondary Education Undergraduate Program

Welcome to the Secondary Education undergraduate program in the Watson College of Education! Teaching high school is an incredibly rewarding profession that allows you to have an influence on students’ development at a crucial stage in their lives. This program will prepare you to teach high school (9th-12th grade) in a variety of education settings, including traditional high schools, and small “alternative” high schools in urban, suburban, and rural environments.

Distinctive Features of the Secondary Undergraduate Program:

  • Small class sizes offering personal attention and guidance
  • Extensive field experiences integrated throughout the program
  • Excellent relationships with public school teachers and schools
  • Dedicated secondary faculty
  • Opportunities for international experiences
  • Programs leading to teacher licensure are offered in the fields of biology, chemistry, geology, English, anthropology, history, sociology, political science and mathematics*

*Additional courses may be required. Please refer to the Advising Information page





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