The Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education is designed to meet the current demands of teachers in grades 4-8 as they pursue graduate preparation beyond the master’s degree. In the program, you will complete content specific requirements in your concentration area: Middle Grades Language Arts, Middle Grades Mathematics, Middle Grades Reading, Middle Grades Science, or Middle Grades Social Studies.
The program requires 33 semester hours and provides opportunities for you to: Collaborate with others across disciplines; Explore teacher leadership opportunities and develop leadership skills; Apply and extend content knowledge and pedagogical skills through the examination of curriculum and instruction issues and research; Continue development of technology skills and develop skills in using technology to impact and assess student learning; and Conduct action research related to your concentration area in middle grades education.
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