About the Programs
The four-year programs in Middle Level Education are designed to offer students a curriculum of general education and professional middle level education theory, application, and practice in teaching children.
The curriculum is designed to develop a community of learners who are competent and reflective professionals able to teach any child in any setting. The courses and extensive field based component develops beginning educator's knowledge, skills, and dispositions relevant to content, the learner and the learning environment, teaching and learning process, and professionalism.
This program is jointly offered by the Department of Early Childhood & Elementary Education and the Department of Professional and Secondary Education. Candidates select a required concentration area of 18 credit hours in either English/Language Arts/Reading; Social Studies; Science; or Math.
Middle Level Education majors will be certified to teach any subject in grades 4 to 6 and grades 7-8 in their core academic area . Students interested in this age level can also combine Special Education certification with Middle Level Certification (see Special Education major for details). .
Are you interested in...
- Working with children
- Teaching others
- Using your creativity
Choose or Middle Level Education at ESU
- Qualified, experienced faculty
- Practical experience in authentic settings
- Strong content preparation
More detailed career information is available from the department.
Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education (4 to 8)
Professional/ Secondary Education Faculty