Find Your Major

The major in Secondary Education is designed for those students who plan to teach at the secondary level (Grades 9-12). Students majoring in Secondary Education must double major in one of three different content tracks: English/Language Arts, Mathematics and Social Science with a designation in History. Additional endorsements may be earned. Students should speak with their Education advisor for more information on the benefits and requirements of adding additional endorsements.


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Career Opportunities for Secondary Education Majors
Textbook Author
Standardized Test Developer
Education Consultant
Curriculum Design
After School Program Director
School Psychologist
Corporate Trainer
Education Policy and Research
Consider a Secondary Education major if you have the following characteristics:
Good Communicator
Interpersonal Skills

Staff Contacts

Dr. Duce McCune

Secondary Education Program Contact (309) 467-6391

Burklund 203
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530


Eureka College graduates are employed or in graduate programs within six months of graduation.


The secondary education field is expected to grow an estimated 4% through 2029.


The national median earnings for secondary education graduates is $62,000.