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Middle Grades Education Program Overview

Do you want to teach in order to make a difference? The middle childhood level (grades 4-9) offers the opportunity to impact students who are undergoing the greatest and most rapid changes of their young lives.

Middle grades licensure provides the opportunity to teach in any two of four content areas:

  • Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • Science
Student teacher working with students in classroom

Delivery Format

In Person


Credit Hours



Time to Complete

4 years



Sample Curriculum

The Middle Grades Education program requires students to choose two concentrations from English/Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.

For additional information about the Middle Grades Education curriculum, view the Academic Catalog.

Can You Give Me a Glimpse of My Future?

As a graduate, you'll embark on a rewarding journey as an educator, shaping the academic and personal growth of adolescent students. With your expertise in two content areas, you'll create engaging and innovative lesson plans that cater to diverse learning styles, fostering a love for learning and empowering your students to excel academically and beyond.

Contact Information

Stephen Denney
Stephen Denney, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Teacher Education
Associate Professor of Education
123 Dwight Schar College of Education