Middle Grades Education

EKU’s 100% online Masters of Arts in Education Middle Grades degree promotes knowledge and understanding of recognized best practices in middle grades education. Educators leave our program prepared to enhance the middle grade learning experience and help students to reach their full potential.

At A Glance

100% interactive online
Credit hours:
Masters- 30 hours
$500 per credit hour
Who would be interested?
  • Elementary Education Teachers
  • Middle Grades Teachers
  • Secondary Education Teachers
Career options
  • Teacher leader educator
  • Specialist or coach (P-12)

Degree options

  • Middle Grades Education (5-9) with Teacher Leader Endorsement

Students pursuing this option must hold certification in their area of advanced study. Program graduates certified in Kentucky will be eligible to apply for the Kentucky Teacher Leader Endorsement and advancement in Rank.

NOTE: If you do not hold teacher certification in Kentucky, please consult with your state’s licensing agency to determine whether our program will meet your state’s licensure requirements.

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Program requirements

  • Prospective graduate students must meet the admissions requirements of the Graduate School.
  • Candidates without prior graduate coursework must either have earned an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (or a GPA of 3.25 or higher in their last 60 hours) or they must submit either GRE or MAT scores.
  • Candidates must have a valid state teaching certification.

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