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Secondary Education/Advanced (M)

The College of Education and Human Services’ graduate programs have been ranked among some of the best in the country. In 2014, U.S. News & World Report rated our graduate education programs #106 out of 356 programs ranked, and our online graduate programs #31 out of the 234 programs ranked.

Career Profile

Overall employment of school teachers is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations. Projected employment growth varies among individual teaching occupations. Job openings for all teachers are expected to increase as many teachers reach retirement age. Employment of special education teachers is expected to increase much faster than the average for all occupations due to legislation emphasizing training and employment for individuals with disabilities; technological advances resulting in more survivors of accidents and illnesses; and growing public interest in individuals with special needs. Employment is distributed geographically with population shifts.

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Test Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information. ​

Extra Accreditation Info

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Application Deadlines

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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