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Secondary Education degree in English

At a Glance

Our Secondary Education degree in English program provides students with the opportunity for a seamless transfer to English Secondary Education programs at Maryland 4-year state and private colleges.

Credit Count:

60

Program Length:

Two years, or four 15-credit terms

About the Program

Get a first-rate education teaching Secondary English! 

Students pursuing Carroll’s Secondary Education degree in English program experience challenging content-specific coursework, early field placements and advisement by dedicated faculty. They are assigned both a content-specific advisor and an Education advisor to ensure they meet transfer requirements. Graduates of our program also have done well earning transfer/merit scholarships.  

We offer our affordable, high-quality courses on campus, online or a hybrid of both. 

Advisory Boards 

Our curriculum is designed and continuously reviewed by an advisory board of industry experts and business leaders, ensuring the program meets all current skill and knowledge requirements. You can visit our Advisory Boards page to see the list of Secondary Education Advisory Board members, as well as advisory board members for our other programs.

Jessica Lewis, Carroll Community College Education program alumnus and current English teacher at Liberty High School, shares her story, motivation and perspective on teaching and education.

Curriculum

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Transfers & Careers

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Transfer 

Carroll has transfer agreements with virtually every public college and university in Maryland, as well as many other schools throughout the state and across the country.  

Students in Carroll’s Secondary Education programs are encouraged to earn a minimum grade of C in all AAT course requirements and work with an Education faculty advisor to ensure a smooth transfer.  

Students may be required to take additional special education or inclusion courses as part of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree and teacher education certification at 4-year institutions.  

Learn more about transferring your courses to a different institution or explore Transfer Agreements by Area of Study. 

Career 

Most Secondary Education majors are interested in working in a classroom setting providing academic skills and knowledge to students in the 7th through 12th grades.

Faculty

Carroll’s faculty are scholars, researchers and distinguished leaders, selected based on their industry experience, academic excellence and passion for teaching. They possess a wealth of skills and knowledge to share with you throughout your pursuit of a Secondary Education in English degree.