Secondary English Education, M.A.

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Vermont State’s M.A. in Secondary English Education helps you develop the expertise to teach literature, media, and writing at the high school level. You’ll be ready to inspire students to develop a love of reading and writing and equip them with the critical analytical skills they’ll need to navigate a world that is increasingly complex and digital.

Through our innovative learning opportunities, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of secondary schools and adolescent learning and development. Combining what you’ll learn about the fundamentals of education and instruction with your English expertise will make you an excellent teacher capable of delivering engaging content and supporting all types of learners.

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Robert Schulze

Associate Professor

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Why Get a Master’s in Secondary English Education at Vermont State?

  • High Demand: In Vermont and many other states, teachers are in short supply. Our degree and licensure program is designed to prepare you to enter the classroom immediately after graduation. Close to 100% of our graduates are now full-time teachers. 
  • High Impact: In today’s age of abundant information and media, English teachers are more important than ever. At Vermont State, we’ll help you become a teacher who will have a lasting impact by motivating students to develop the literacy and analytical skills they’ll need to interpret information responsibly. 
  • Experience: Multiple opportunities for direct interaction with high school students will enable you to practice implementing what you learn in your own courses. 
  • Flexibility: With online classes and in-person fieldwork, you’ll be able to build a degree plan that works for your schedule and location. 

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Sample Courses

  • Educational Studies
  • Partnering with the Adolescent Learner
  • Implementing Content-Specific Methods in a Secondary Classroom
  • Characteristics & Development of Diverse Learners

Meet Our Faculty

Associate Professor

  • Castleton Campus

Monica McEnerny

Associate Professor

  • Castleton Campus

Dean, Graduate Programs

  • Johnson Campus

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Faculty

  • Johnson Campus

Associate Professor

  • Johnson Campus

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Professor

  • Castleton Campus

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Department Chair/Licensure Officer

  • Lyndon Campus

Professor

  • Castleton Campus

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