Bachelor of Science in High School Teacher Education

With a degree in High School Teacher Education (B.S.), you can become certified in any of 20 disciplines. Where can a bachelor of science in secondary education take you?

The teaching profession is perhaps one of the best examples of pursuing a career that is a true calling. As a high school teacher, you can empower your students to fully discover their skills and talents -- and to realize their potential. Many teachers would agree that they learn from their students, too.

Through these bachelor of science in education programs, you will gain knowledge and skills related to your area of specialty, as well as top-notch secondary education experience. After earning your B.S. in secondary education, you will leave ACU an effective educator, ready to take your state certification exam.

ACU offers Bachelor of Science degrees with high school teacher (secondary education) certification in the following disciplines:

ACU also offers Bachelor of Science degrees in high school English language arts and high school English special education.

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Theatre Education

Interested in studying Theatre Education? Please note auditions are required for all Theatre majors including Theatre for Teacher Education. Theatre Education is an academic program with the College of Arts & Sciences in the Department of Theatre. For more information visit department website, email or call 325-674-2065.

High School English with Special Education

High School can be difficult - especially for students with challenges. These students need teachers who believe they can learn and are prepared to provide them with the support needed to succeed. A degree that includes both high school English and special education you well equip you well to serve all kinds of students. You will develop skills to teach them and also to advocate for them and for their families. As a teacher certified in Special Education, you will have the opportunity to serve as a leader on your campus so that all students get what they need! Learn more >

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What can you do after graduation?

  • High school teacher
  • Christian education teacher
  • International school teacher
  • Educational consultant

Clubs and Activities

Teacher education students can participate in a number of real-world learning experiences, including:

  • Student teaching
  • Study abroad
  • Service-learning
  • Research and conferences
  • Kappa Delta Pi (honor society)
High school students preparing to do an art project.

Degree Details

Required Hours


Example Coursework

Educational Psychology

Secondary Management and Methods

Educational Foundations

English as a Second Language

Minor Available:



Specific to chosen subject

Application Deadlines

Early Bird: November 1st

Regular: February 1st

National Candidates: May 1st

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