Master of Arts in Teaching Grades (8-12)

Program Information

Pursue your teaching career with Campbellsville University’s Master of Arts in Teaching Grades 8-12. This fully online degree program is designed to equip those who already hold a degree in the respective content subject with a teaching certificate. It includes both traditional and Option 6 programs in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Social Studies tracks. Learn how to work with diverse learners, apply effective teaching methods, and understand student growth and development.

Our 100 percent online program accommodates the busy schedules of students who work. The program can be completed in as little as one year, and you’ll have access to course materials when and where you need them.

Course Offerings

The Master of Arts in Teaching Grades 8-12 degree is offered both for those who require Option 6 certification and traditional students. The program includes between 30 and 36 credit hours of study and takes between 12 and 18 months to complete.

ED 604 Introduction to Teaching (3)
ED 500 Human Growth & Development (3)
ED 606 Educational Technology (3)
ED 704 Nature and Needs of Diverse Learners (3)
ED 660 Formative Assessment and Intervention (3)
ED 656 Effective Skills for Today’s Educators (3)
ED 659 Content Literacy (3)
ED 605 Research Methods and Procedures (3)
ED 608 Student Teaching *** +++ (6)

English Track (6 credit hours, each course (3) credit hours)
ENG 565 Teaching English in the Middle/Sec. School (3)
ED 607 Graduate Practicum/Seminar (3)

Mathematics Track (6 credit hours, each course 3 credit hours)
MTH 550 Methods and Materials of Teaching Mathematics (3)
ED 607 Graduate Practicum/Seminar (3)

Biology or Chemistry Track (6 credit hours, each course 3 credit hours)
BIO 550 Methods of Science Teaching (3)
ED 607 Graduate Practicum/Seminar (3)

Social Studies Track (6 credit hours, each course 3 credit hours)
SSE 554 Teaching Social Studies in Middle & Sec. School (3)
ED 607 Research Practicum/Seminar (3)

***Students not currently employed as a teacher of record in an appropriate level classroom
+++Option 6 students do not student teach

Course details are based on information available at the time of publication. Specific program
requirements are subject to change.

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Real-World Preparation

Through our online education program, you will develop the necessary skills and tools to teach learners in grades 8 through 12. There are a number of benefits Campbellsville University students receive from the quality instruction we offer, including:

  • The certification required to teach your preferred subject.
  • A foundation of knowledge for your chosen subject.
  • A foundation of pedagogical knowledge for your subject area.
  • Instruction from faculty members with real-world education experience
  • A dedicated staff who offers educational and technical support

How to Apply

The Campbellsville University admissions process is simple and straightforward. Follow these steps to begin your journey:

  1. Complete an online application for admission.
  2. Request official transcripts (containing complete records of all courses attempted) from each college or university you’ve attended.

Take the next step in your education career. Request more information today.

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