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

Take the next step in your career with the Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades (5-9) at Campbellsville University. This secondary education degree includes both traditional and Option 6 programs, as well as 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.

This program is also available in a 100% online format. Learn more about Campbellsville University’s online Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades (5-9).

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.