Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades (5-9)

Program Information

Take the next step in your career with the online Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades (5-9) at Campbellsville University. This fully online middle grades education, includes both traditional and Option 6 routes in English, Math, Science and Social Studies tracks. Learn to work with diverse learners and apply effective teaching methods, and to understand student growth and development.

Because our program is fully online, it fits into the busy schedules of students who are already working and can be completed in as little as one year. Our online classroom gives access to course materials whenever and wherever you need them.

Eligibility for admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades (5-9) requires an undergraduate degree in English, Mathematics, Science or Social Studies and a transcript review.

Course Offerings

The Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades degree is offered both for those who require Option 6 certification and for traditional students and includes between 30 and 36 credit hours of study. The program takes between a year 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)

Science 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 skills and tools you need to teach learners of grades 5 through 9. There are a number of benefits students receive from the quality instruction Campbellsville University offers, including:

  • Certification required to teach your chosen subject
  • Grasp of the fundamentals of teaching middle school students
  • A foundation of pedagogical knowledge for your subject area
  • A knowledge base of trends that are changing education, especially technology
  • 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. An online application for admission.
  2. Official transcript (containing a complete record of all courses attempted) from each college or university attended.
  3. Copy of your teaching certificate.

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