Secondary Education

Bachelor of Arts

Education is our passport to the future.

Are you a critical thinker with effective writing skills and a desire to teach young people? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education.

The teacher education program at Regis College actively engages teacher candidates in collaborative, reflective, and challenging learning experiences that wholly develop their capabilities as committed, caring, and qualified educators. Education students are actively involved in urban and diverse field experiences beginning with their introductory education courses.

In addition to completing your Bachelor’s degree in your major, and licensure in Secondary Education, you will also complete the required coursework for a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement and have the option to take the coursework for the Special Education: Generalist Endorsement. Your plan of study is fully integrated within the liberal arts and you will participate in the Jesuit educational experience, taking classes on the Lowell Campus, experiencing what teaching is in our diverse local schools, and working with your advisors to create a learning path that supports your goals.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters

Tuition for the 24-25 Academic Year

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Sample Secondary Education Classes

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ED 204: Foundations of Education for Diverse Learners

Surveys theory and practice in American education, based on analyses of current practices and future projections, historical contributions, philosophical approaches and sociological foundations.

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ED 306: Assessment of Learning

Provides an overview of assessment and instruction on the construction of reliable and valid instruments, including selected response and constructed response formats.

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EDLD 451: Multicultural Perspectives

Explores and reflects on multicultural perspectives, issues of social justice, and societal structures which impact the success of individual students and programs.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.A. Secondary Education program, including course requirements and application materials.

Licensure Content Areas

Students major in a content area and complete additional course work that qualifies them to sit for the licensure examination in that content area. There are specific content areas allowed for secondary licensure in the state of Colorado: Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Business, and Science.

Student Teaching

Regis has over 100 partner schools and will work to pair you with the right grade level in a supportive atmosphere for your student teaching experience. Students must pass the state-required licensing exam (PRAXIS) and complete a total of 200 field hours before applying to student teaching. Students should expect to complete 1-3 field hours per week while enrolled in the program.

Initial Licensure

As a part of the program, you must successfully take the state licensure examination to student teach in one of our partner schools. We will support and recommend you through this process. After completing your field hours in a Colorado school and upon completion of student teaching, you can apply for licensure in Colorado through the Colorado Department of Education with our recommendation.

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Choose Jesuit Education

Regis University follows in the heritage of the Jesuit Catholic order, prioritizing the development of the whole person while preparing you for the modern world. Learn more about our tradition of excellence and the benefits of a Jesuit education.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.A. Secondary Education program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year: $45,990/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,533/credit hour

Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for On-Campus Daytime Undergraduates page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| Early Decision: Oct. 1
| First-Year Students: Jan. 1
| International Students: March 1
| Transfer Students: June 1

First-Year Students: Nov. 1
International Students: Nov. 1
Transfer Students: Dec. 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education is offered by the Division of Education within Regis College.